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Dr. Thomas A. Hazinski 

About

The annual Faculty Development Workshop is named in honor of Thomas A. Hazinski who is remembered for his dedication to the faculty and his desire to see that everyone had the tools needed to be a success at Vanderbilt.  Dr. Hazinski received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1971, his medical degree from St. Louis University in 1975, and joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 1984.  He was a Professor of Pediatrics and, built and directed the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.  He was a co-founder of Vanderbilt’s Master of Science in Clinical Investigation program.  In 2004, he become the associate dean for Faculty Affairs, a newly created role which allowed him opportunity to work on issues impacting the faculty, many of which have been topics of discussion in this annual workshop.  

About the Hazinski Workshop

The workshop is an annual half-day conference on a chosen topic related to faculty development. The program consists of a keynote lecture, complemented by interactive workshops in varying formats. Recent topics covered include: conflict resolution/communication, mentoring strategies and development of educator tools.   

Upcoming Hazinski Workshop

Date TBD

Previous Hazinski Workshops

  • 2004 - Enhancing Career Growth and Satisfaction for Women in Academic Medicine (no poster)
  • 2005 - Communication: How to make it work at work

  • 2007 - Survivor vs. LOST: The Realities of Mentoring

  • 2008 - Deal of No Deal: Developing Your Negotiation Skills

  • 2009 - Extreme Makeover: Educator's Edition

  • 2010 - Mind Bugs: The Science of Unconscious Bias

  • 2011 - It's Complicated: Teams, Resources, & Relationships

  • 2013 - Why Didn't I Think of That? Removing Barriers to Innovation

  • 2014 - Who's on First? What It Takes to be a Team Player

  • 2015 - Getting Better All the Time: Applying Lessons from Music, Sports, and Industry to Improve Performance

  • 2016 - Modern Marvels: Applying Medical Technologies to Clinical, Research, and Educational Settings

  • 2018 - VUMC Culture: History, Collaboration, Professionalism

  • 2019 - The Teacher Within: Nurturing and Developing Teaching Skills from Students to Leaders