CFD From Our Office to Yours...
2018 November 27

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).


  Parenthood and
  Your Career

  at Work




  Do You Need Help
  Identifying Funding

  Harvard Catalyst:


1. Managing Parenthood and Your Career: Transitioning to Parenthood on Dec 12-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series
    Co-sponsored with the Office for Women's Careers

Join the Center for Faculty Development and the Office for Women's Careers for a panel discussion on work-life balance and keeping your career on track during the first years of parenthood. Discussion topics will include:

 • Navigating the first months of parenthood
 • Returning from parental leave
 • Choosing/finding childcare that works for your career and family
 • Time management as a parent of infants and toddlers

Please bring your questions and ideas to share!

Leonora Balaj, PhD, Instructor of Neurosurgery, HMS; Co-investigator in the Carter Lab, MGH
Jenna Galloway, PhD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, HMS; Investigator in
  the Center for Regenerative Medicine, MGH
Emily Hyle, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, HMS; Physician in Infectious Disease, and
  Clinical Investigator in the Medical Practice Evaluation Center, MGH

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus, details upon registration

Please click here to register.

2. Conflict Management at Work on Jan 9-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series
    Co-sponsored with the Graduate Student Division and the Post-Doctoral Division

A seminar for MGH faculty and research fellows with HMS academic appointments, and MGH PhD graduate students in research.

This seminar will explore the benefits of understanding conflict and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick will demonstrate how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coach participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

Facilitator: Melissa Brodrick, MEd, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus, details upon registration

Please click here to register.

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - Upcoming Programs (Details to follow):

     • "Can I/Should I Be Promoted?"
        Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 12:00 to 1:00 pm - MGH Main Campus

      The next two ORCD Responsible Conduct of Research seminars will be held in early

            Responsibilities of Mentors and Mentees
            Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:00 to 1:00 pm - MGH Main Campus
            Mock NIH Study Section
            Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00 to 1:30 pm - MGH Main Campus

        For an overview of RCR requirements, click here.


1. Do You Need Help Identifying Funding Opportunities?-

If yes - Make an appointment to meet with Amy Robb, Associate Director for Prospect Research and Funding Opportunities, Corporate & Foundation Relations, MGH Development Office, to set up personalized funding searches. Amy can meet with individuals or small groups who share funding goals. Meetings take place in the CFD.

Please click here to register for a meeting with Amy Robb.

2. Harvard Catalyst: Effectively Communicating Research on Apr 1 and 3-
    Sponsored by the Harvard Catalyst

How do you effectively draft your scientific message so that it has the optimal chance to be accepted for publication? How do you communicate your science in an oral presentation?

Join the Harvard Catalyst in a course designed to provide fellows and junior faculty with the skills necessary to express their science clearly to diverse audiences; to prepare abstracts, manuscripts, and posters, and to speak effectively.

Dates: April 1 and 3, 2019

Please click here for more information.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Fri, Jan 25.


Office Phone #s:

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

Fax:   617.726.0568