CFD From Our Office to Yours...
2018 October 30

The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) was established to facilitate career development of ALL MGH faculty. This umbrella organization addresses all aspects of faculty development, as well as, specializing on the clinical faculty through the Office for Clinical Careers (OCC), the research communities through the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the women faculty through the Office for Women's Careers (OWC).


  "Are You Ready to
  Write an R01?"

  Speaking Up: How to
  Represent Yourself &
  Get Your Ideas Heard


  Would you like
  advice on advancing
  your career?


1. Are You Ready to Write an R01? on Nov 27-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This seminar will discuss numerous key factors that must be in place before a researcher is ready to submit a competitive R01 application to NIH, including:

 • Collaborators             • Environment
 • Independence            • Preliminary Date
 • Publications                • Reputation
 • Timing                       • Writing Support

Facilitator: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director, Office for Research Career
 Development, Director, Program in Membrane Biology, and Associate Director, Center for
 Systems Biology, MGH

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: SIM 3.110 Lg Conf Rm, Simches Research Building, 3rd fl

Please click here to register.

2. Speaking Up: How to Represent Yourself & Get Your Ideas Heard on Dec 6-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

• Would you like your ideas to get more recognition?
• Are you a great advocate for others, but not as good at meeting your own interests?
• In large groups, do you struggle to get your voice heard?

Speaking up clearly and effectively is an important leadership skill. Whether leading a team, or navigating an academic career, representing yourself is critical to your success. In this interactive session, we examine common roadblocks to effective assertion and offer practical tips to help professionals speak up more effectively.

Facilitator: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School and Harvard Graduate School of Education;   Consultant, Triad Consulting
Debbie Goldstein, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School and Harvard Graduate School of Education;
  Principal and Managing Director, Triad Consulting

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.


Would you like advice on advancing your career?-

Directors from the Center for Faculty Development and its' sub-offices are available to discuss career advice/professional development, navigating the HMS promotions process, HMS Curriculum Vitae (CV) review, managing relationships in the lab or clinic, and much more.

To set up a meeting with the following directors, please email:
   Office for Clinical Careers - Dr. Ted Stern -
   Office for Research Career Development - Dr. Dennis Brown -
     Graduate Student Division - Dr. Thilo Deckersbach -
     Post Doctoral Division - Dr. Marcia Goldberg -
   Office for Women's Careers - Dr. Nancy Rigotti -


Office Phone #s:

CFD Main:   617.724.0818
OCC: 617.724.1382
ORCD: 617.643.1606
OWC: 617.724.5229

Fax:   617.726.0568