Faculty Orientation

Held annually for newly appointed junior faculty at HMS and HSDM, the orientation aims to create a welcoming transition for new faculty, connecting them to available resources and other faculty and staff.

Program Itinerary

Monday, October 2, 2017
HMS/HSDM Faculty Orientation


1:00 pm – 1:45 PM
Introduction to Library Resources (optional)

Location: Waterhouse Faculty Room, Gordon Hall, HMS
David Osterbur, PhD, Director of Public and Access Services, Coutway Library of Medicine

1:45 pm – 2:45 PM
Tour of the Campus (optional)

Meet in the entrance of Countway Library of Medicine
with Scott Podolsky, MD, Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine and Director of the Center for the History of Medicine

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Orientation and Reception
Walter Amphitheatre and Atrium, Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC), 260 Longwood Avenue

3:00 PM – 3:20 PM
Introduction and Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine

Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs, Harvard Medical School and C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Welcome from Key Harvard Medical School Offices
Barbara A. Cockrill, MD, Associate Director of The Academy at Harvard Medical School and Director of Faculty Development; Harold Amos Academy Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Gary Gray, PhD, Director, Technology and Innovation, Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center

3:20 PM – 4:00 PM
Strategies for starting your academic career at HMS/HSDM

Maureen T. Connelly, MD, MPH, Dean for Faculty Affairs, Harvard Medical School and Assistant Professor of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Bernard S. Chang, MD, MMSc, Associate Professor of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Advisory Dean and Director, Francis Weld Peabody Society, Harvard Medical School

Daniel Deschler, MD, FACS, Professor of Otolaryngology, Vice-Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Otolaryngology and Director, Norman Knight Center for Hyperbaric Medicine, Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Angela DePace, PhD, Associate Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School

Laura Riley, MD, Charles Montraville Green and Robert Montraville Green Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Director, Labor and Delivery and Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital

4:00 PM – 4:20 PM
Welcome from Key Harvard Medical School Offices

Gretchen Brodnicki, JD, Dean for Faculty and Research Integrity, Harvard Medical School

Joan Y. Reede, MD, MS, MPH, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School and Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Melissa Brodrick, MEd, Ombudsperson, Harvard Medical School

4:20 PM – 5:00 PM
An Introduction to the Faculty Promotion Process

Carol K. Bates, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Meet HMS Deans, network, and connect with representatives from affiliated institutions

George Q. Daley, MD, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School