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How to Succeed in Academic Medicine: Dos and Don’ts in Planning for Advancement

Dr. Marian Limacher will lead an interactive session on “How to Succeed in Academic Medicine: Dos and Don’ts in Planning for Advancement.” Participants will discuss the components of professionalism, time-management, skills development and goal setting. An overview of the Promotion and Tenure process will also be presented. Objectives: Identify key…

Grant Writing Basics

April 15, 2014 The NIH is a critical driver for research and innovation in the US. However, grant writing is a daunting task for two main reasons: the application is complex and consists of many forms, while the odds of getting funded are small and getting smaller. In such and…

Building Effective Management Teams

One of the most important tasks of leadership in any organization is putting together individuals who can work toward a common goal. Setting and communicating these goals is the responsibility of the top level of management. Drs. Michael Good and Timothy Flynn will present this workshop. Highlights include: Engaging…

Career Planning: Your Action Plan

Dr. Rebecca Rainer Pauly will present a workshop designed to to help you develop your short-term and long-term career goals. By the end of this workshop you will:  1. Understand your own personal brand, 2. Have practiced and gained skills in articulating your personal brand, and 3. Specifically created…

Fair and Legal Management Practices

The session will address common misconceptions about managing employees at UF, outline available resources, and provide time for discussion of questions.   Register at the HSC Training website.

Maintaining Your Health: Spiritual, Financial, and Physical

Learn to work towards overall wellness by considering work/life balance from a financial, physical and spiritual perspective. Prepare for financial peace through retirement, insurance, funding family and educational expenses, planning for investment and establishing a will. Maintain your physical health by learning to start an exercise program. Round out…

Enhancing Your Communication Skills, September 12, 2013

Communication is a fundamental skill in many aspects of any professional’s role.  This Professional Development discussion focuses on basic insights related to understanding different styles and preferences in communication.  By understanding these normal differences in communication style and preference, you can significantly improve your communication effectiveness.

Mentoring and Being Mentored: Maximizing the Relationship

This session will discuss best practices for establishing and maintaining a productive mentoring relationship.  Attendees will learn the characteristics of effective mentors and mentees and the skills needed to get the most from a mentoring relationship. Register here.

Effectively Presenting Your Research

This seminar will help participants understand the uses and components of the two major types of research presentations (poster and oral presentation), as well as how to plan the process and pitfalls to avoid. Register at the HSC Training site.

Recognizing and Responding to Disruptive/Distressed Colleagues

This session will address common causes and consequences of disruptive behavior among healthcare professionals in the workplace.  Strategies for intervention will be discussed.  Benefits to patient safety, staff morale, and career preservation will be highlighted. Following this session, attendees will be able to:  1.  Identify factors commonly associated with…