SMART Module 1. Building Your Toolkit to Navigate UTSW as a Junior Faculty PI.
8:00 am: Registration and Breakfast. Pick up your DISC profile packets.
8:15-8:25 am: Opening and Welcome
Speakers. David Russell, Ph.D., Helen Yin, Ph.D.
8:25-9:40 am: Panel Discussions by Senior Faculty
Panel A: Center Directors and Chairs. 8:25-8:55 am
Panelists: Sean Morrison, Ph.D. (Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UTSW), Eric Olson, Ph.D. (Molecular Biology), Duojia Pan, Ph.D. (Physiology), Sandra Schmid (Cell Biology)
Panel B: More Senior Faculty. 9:00-9:30 am
Panelists: Neal Alto, Ph.D. (Microbiology), Jane Johnson, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), Kim Orth, Ph.D. (Molecular Biology), Dwight Towler, M.D., Ph.D. (Internal Medicine), Ethan Halm, M.D. (Psychiatry)
Q & A from the Audience: 9:30-9:40 am
Moderators: Mike Henne, Ph.D. (Cell Biology), Jenna Jewell, Ph.D. (Molecular Biology), Vinnie Tagliabracci, Ph.D. (Molecular Biology)
9:40-10:10 am: Building Your Team, Hiring Staff, Attracting Students and Postdocs
Speakers: Rhonda Bassel-Duby, Ph.D. (Molecular Biology) & Vinnie Tagliabracci, Ph.D. (Molecular Biology)
10:10 -10:20 am: Coffee Break
10:20 -10:50 am: Use Your DISC Behavior Profile to Improve Performance
Speaker: Suzanne Farmer, Ph.D. (Organization Development & Training, Human Resources)
10:50 -11:20 am: Customizing Your Mentoring Strategy for Your Team Members
Speaker: Sandra Schmid, Ph.D. (Cell Biology)
11:20 -11:50 am: The Path to Promotion and Tenure at UTSW
Speakers: Lance Terada, M.D. (Internal Medicine) & Jen Liou, Ph.D. (Physiology)
11:50 am -12:05 pm: Pick up box lunches.
12:05 -1:00 pm. Panel Discussion by Early Career Faculty.
Lessons Learned, Surprises and Challenges
Panelists: Reto Fiolka, Ph.D. (Cell Biology), Tamir Harris-Tryon, M.D., Ph.D. (Dermatology), Ram Madabhushi, Ph.D. (Psychiatry), Matthew Sieber, Ph.D. (Physiology), Ruhma Syeda, Ph.D. (Neuroscience).
Moderators: Mike Henne, Ph.D. (Cell Biology) & Jen Liou, Ph.D. (Physiology)
Videos from Day 1
Watch the Mediasite recording of the Event here
Recordings of the SMART module 1+ are available to UTSW faculty and staff connected to the UTSW intranet.