SMART Module 1. Building Your Toolkit to Navigate UTSW as a Junior Faculty PI.

SMART Module 1. Building Your Toolkit to Navigate UTSW as a Junior Faculty PI. Oct 25, 2019, D1.602 (South Campus)


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.

Watch the Videos