May 14-15: SoM conflict management workshops

Friday, April 12, 2013

The School of Medicine will host national conflict management and negotiation expert Catherine Morrison, JD, for several workshops in May.

Here are a couple that might be of interest:

Effective Communication for Career Progressions: Nuances of Gender and Cultural Influences, Tues., May 14 from 4-5:30 p.m. in Duke North Room 2001.

This session will explore the ways in which our communication, leadership and conflict management styles can be affected by unspoken gender and cultural influences. Examples will illustrate the impact these nuances can have on our careers. The session will focus on careers in academia specifically.
Audience: All School of Medicine faculty, staff and trainees are welcome. The session will be recorded and posted on iTunesU.
Click here to register.

Difficult Conversations: How to Talk About the Tough Stuff, Wed., May 15, 7-9 a.m. or 4-6 p.m. in the Great Hall, Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education.

This seminar will present a model for effectively handling difficult conversations. Emphasis will be given to how to manage underlying emotions and approach conversations in a way that fosters positive outcomes. Based on the book Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Shelia Heen, this will be an interactive session using examples from academics and science.
Audience: School of Medicine faculty
Register for the morning session, 7-9 a.m.
Register for the afternoon session, 4-6 p.m. (Space in these seminars is limited. Please register only if you plan to attend the full two hours)