SMART Module 2. An Interactive Workshop to Hone Your Scientific Leadership and Management Skills.

SMART Module 2. An Interactive Workshop to Hone Your Scientific Leadership and Management Skills. Nov. 14, 2019, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Bass Center Tower (BPA 312)


This full day program will provide essential leadership frameworks that are critical for new faculty investigators. It introduces research management and leadership principles and reinforces topics discussed in SMART Module 1. This Workshop will show you how to work effectively through other people and influence without authority in three directions: up, out and down. The sessions will be interactive and include practice work to continue in real-life scenarios after the SMART Workshop. The workshop is moderated by Dr. Edward O'Neil

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

8:00-8:30 am: Breakfast and Audience Self-Introduction

8:30-9:30 am: Leadership Overview and Best Practices

9:30-10:30 am: Knowing Your Strengths and Weaknesses. Unleash the Power of DISC

10:30-10:40 am: Coffee Break

10:40-11:40 am: Creating a Positive Work Environment

11:40 am-12:40 pm: Working Through Others: Developing, Motivating and Delegating

12:40-1:40 pm: Lunch Round Table Discussions

1:40-2:40 pm: Negotiation

2:40- 3:40 pm: Using Conflict Creatively

3:40-4:10 pm: Developing Peer Relations

4:10-4:40 pm: Setting goals

4:40-5:00 pm: Closing and Evaluations

Edward O'Neil

Edward O'Neil, Ph.D., MPA, FAAN is the owner of O’Neil & Associates, a management consulting and leadership development firm focused on change and renewal in the health care system. He was a Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, and Director of the Center for the Health Professions. His clients include some of the nation’s leading health systems, hospitals, health plans, professional groups, pharmaceutical firms, state and federal agencies and educational institutions. During his tenure at UCSF, he created or led the Pew Biomedical Scholars Program, the California HealthCare Foundation Leadership program, the Clinical Leadership Program for Blue Shield Foundation of California and the Robert Wood Johnson funded Executive Nurse Fellows Program as well as number of other research and leadership development programs in health care, research and policy. He founded O’Neil & Associate in 2001. He founded O’Neil & Associate in 2001. Dr. O’Neil’s 2018-2019 clients include

  • Genentech Corporation, South San Francisco, CA
  • Gladstone Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • Univ. California San Francisco, Office of Graduate Affairs
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Univ. California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • Stanford Univ. School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA