Leadership Series


The Office of Faculty Affairs is pleased to welcome you to its sixth annual leadership series. The series includes presentations and workshops addressing the development and application of leadership competencies.

Attending these sesions can help develop leadership compentencies that can be applied to many areas of our lives and careers, whether one is currently in or aspiring to be in a leadership position. 

2014-2015 Calendar

No registration required

OPENING SPEAKER - Tuesday, October 21,  2014
Seminar: Principles on the Path to Leadership
Michael Collins, MD, FACP
Senior Vice President, Health Sciences; Chancellor, UMMS;
Professor, Quantitative Health Sciences & Medicine

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 
Seminar: Talking About Your Work with a Lay Audience: Why and How? 
Jennifer Berryman, BS, Vice Chancellor for Communications

Monday, November 24, 2014 
Seminar: Negotiation & Collaboration: Why It's Important for Leaders
Margaret Hudlin, MD, MHCM, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical & Chief Quality Officer

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Workshop: How to Use Social Media to Enhance Your Academic Work
Sherry Pagoto, PhD, Associate Professor, Preventive & Behavioral Medicine

Thursday, January 15, 2015
12:00-1:00pm, Medical School, Room S2-310
Panel Discussion: Challenges and Solutions in Your Role as a New Leader
Sonia Chimienti, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine
Marc Gautreau, MD, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Suzana Makowski, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
2:30-4:00pm, Medical School, Library Conference Room S1-605
Workshop: Leading Effective Meetings: Managing Challenging People, Groups, & Topics
Lori Pbert, PhD, Professor, Preventive & Behavioral Medicine

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
2:30-4:00pm, Medical School, Room S2-310
Workshop: The Art of Negotiation
Mai-Lan Rogoff, MD, Professor, Psychiatry

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
12:00-1:00pm, Medical School, Lazare Auditorium S1-607
Seminar: Legal Issues in Adacemic Medicine: How to Keep Things from Going Wrong
James Healy, JD

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
12:00-1:00pm, Medical School, Lazare Auditorium S1-607 (no registration)
Seminar: "Sheroes" in Leadership
Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD, Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology
Vice Provost for School Services

Thursday, April 30, 2015
12:00-1:00pm, Medical School, Room S2-351
Seminar: Creating and Leading Multidisciplinary Teams
Stephenie Lemon, PhD, Professor, Preventive & Behavioral Medicine

CLOSING SPEAKER - Thursday, May 21, 2015 
12:00-1:00pm, Medical School, Lazare Auditorium S1-607
Seminar- tbd
Terence Flotte, MD
Dean, UMass School of Medicine
Provost and Executive Deputy Chancellor, UMMS

CME Credit Designation Statement -The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in each activity. Participants must attend a minimum of three sessions to qualify for CME credit.