November 12 2012 Academic Town Meeting

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November 12 2012 Academic Town Meeting

  1. 1. Academics Faculty Research Curriculum Faculty Personnel Issues Research Policy and AdministrationProgram Evaluation and Outcomes Grants and Grants Management Faculty Evaluation Processes (Program Review Committee) New Initiatives Committee on Teaching Excellence Research Compliance Accreditation, Compliance, Faculty Development Institutional Review Board (Human Outcomes Subjects) Special Projects and Global Rank and Promotion Initiatives Faculty Research Support Academic Operations Academic Governance Academic and Student Affairs Faculty Inclusive Excellence Committee (Board) MGH INSTITUTE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS Student Affairs
  2. 2. CIPSI: A Division of Academic Affairs Reports to Associate Provost Prereqs for the Health Professions Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs •PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences •MS in Health Professions Education Integrated IP Coursework and Curricula •Statistics •Ethics Innovations in Curriculum or Practice
  3. 3. Academic Affairs Committees 2012-13• Committee on Teaching Excellence (CTE)• Academic Operations Committee• New Initiatives Committee• Academic Council• Leadership Council• Research and Scholarship Committee• Program Review Committee
  4. 4. New Initiatives Committee• Alex Johnson, Chair• Linda Tyer Viola (SON)• Deborah Rosenbloom (SON)• Mary Knab (SHRS-PT)• Richard Santusanio (SHRS-CSD)• Laurie Lauzon Clabo (Dean, SON)• Pamela Levangie (Chair, PT)
  5. 5. Current Status of New Programs in Development• Doctor of Occupational Therapy – Approved by SHRS, Faculty Senate, ASAC, Board – Under review by Mass. Board of Higher Education – Possible site visit Dec. 6-7 – Approval expected no later than March 1 – Anticipate enrollment in June 13
  6. 6. New Programs in Development• Physician Assistant Studies (Master’s) – Concept Approved by New Initiatives and Academic Council – Full plan approved by SHRS – Currently under discussion by Faculty and Senate – Upcoming Vote by Senate – Scheduled to be considered by ASAC on Dec. 5 and the Board on Dec. 6
  7. 7. What Happens with PA Vote?• After Senate vote, consideration by ASAC• Important that ASAC appreciate that this has been a carefully deliberated discussion• Faculty representatives to ASAC include: – Lauren Zipse (SHRS-CSD)-voting – Pat Reidy (SON)-voting – DJ Mattson, Faculty Chair (ex officio, non voting)• If approved by ASAC, they will recommend the program to the Board for vote on Dec. 6
  8. 8. Planning Underway• Strategic Planning for CIPSI• Space Expansion and Reallocation – Offices and Research – Additional Meeting Space – Move of the Office of the Provost• Schools are considering some new programs and offerings• No major expansion of existing entry level programs
  9. 9. Teaching SkillsOut of 52 Responses, the topics below were the highest rated: – Using Technology in Teaching – Assessing Student Learning – Conducting Scholarship Around Teaching – Employing Team-Based Learning – Planning Courses
  10. 10. Academic Advancement SkillsOut of 52 Responses, the topics below were the highest rated: – Writing Grant Proposals – Publishing Articles – Preparing for Promotion – Writing Manuscripts – Developing Research Questions
  11. 11. Informal “Brown Bag” Informational SessionsOut of 50 responses, 38 faculty indicated that they would be interested in learning more about IHP resources and governance.Of the 38 responses, the topics below were the highest rated: – Teaching Resources – Interdisciplinary Initiatives – Rank and Promotion Criteria – New Initiatives Process
  12. 12. Baugh Visiting FacultyToward a Culture of Inclusion Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Building 36-Room 309 Reception to follow Vicki R. Deal-Williams Chief Staff Officer for Multicultural Affairs American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  13. 13. MGH Institute of Health Professions Interprofessional Seminar Co-Creation: Health Care Problem Solving in Low-Resource Settings Kristian Olson, MD Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Program Leader of CIMIT’s Global Health Initiative Brett Nelson, MD Pediatrician Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School Thursday, January 17, 2013 5:30-7:00 PM Hynes Convention Center Neonurture: Car parts incubatorFour million children around the world die each year from treatable conditions in the first month of life. Manyof those children are born in developing countries where resources are scarce. Collaborating to save lives,doctors, industrial designers, and rural health care experts designed an innovative incubator made out of carparts. Drs. Olson and Nelson will describe the process of working in interprofessional teams to createaffordable and sustainable solutions to intractable problems and how those lessons apply to any health caresetting. 1st and 2nd year students (except ABSN) are required to attend. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend.

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