CFD From Our Office to Yours...
2019 May 14

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).


  Research Fellow


  RCR: Data
  Management &


  Save the Date!
  AAMC Mid-Career
  Minority Faculty
  Leadership Seminar


1. Research Fellow Poster Celebration on May 20-
    Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

All faculty are encouraged to attend the PDD Annual Research Fellow Poster Celebration, which showcases the research accomplishments of MGH postdoctoral fellows. Posters will be on display in the Bulfinch Tent, and lectures and awards will follow this agenda:

Date: Monday, May 20, 2019

10:00 am - 11:00 am Poster Session (Bulfinch Tent)
11:00 am - 12:15 pm Research Career Development Lecture (Thier Conference Room)
  "Nailing Your Elevator Pitch: An Example from Art-Science"
  Speaker: Daniel G. Jay, PhD, Dean at Tufts Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Poster Award Ceremony (Thier Conference Room)

We ask that you please click here to RSVP to help us gauge attendance for this event. Thank you.

2. Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS) in June-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Are you interested in learning about the academic promotion process?

If so, please register for the Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS). The annual ACAS helps MGH faculty better understand the process of academic advancement and promotion. Plan to come and hear how to get promoted! Each panel will feature an MGH faculty from department leadership, a recently promoted faculty colleague, and a representative from the HMS Office for Faculty Affairs.

Session I- Area of Excellence: Investigation (All Faculty Ranks)
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Session II- Areas of Excellence: Clinical Expertise and Innovation & Teaching and Educational Leadership (All Faculty Ranks)
Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Session III- Academic Promotion: Instructor to Assistant Professor (All Areas of Excellence)
Date: Monday, June 17, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Session IV- Crafting Your CV Narrative (All Faculty Ranks and Areas of Excellence)
Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

All sessions will be held at the MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

MGH faculty with HMS appointments, please click here to register for one or more sessions.

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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

3. RCR: Data Management & Research Integrity on Jun 25-
    Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

The final Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) session of the 2018-2019 academic year will discuss:
   - Management of research data for publication and sharing
   - Research integrity in collaborations and publications
   - Perspectives of an HMS policymaker and an MGH faculty member

Facilitators: Gretchen Brodnicki, JD, Dean for Faculty and Research Integrity, HMS
Jessica Haberer MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director of Research, MGH Center
   for Global Health

Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: SIM 3.110 Lg Conf Rm, Simches Research Building, 3rd fl.

Please click here to register.

This seminar counts as one of the four required lectures in part III of Partners RCR training.
All are welcome, but space is limited and registration preference will be given to those with RCR training requirements. For more information on RCR training, click here.
**For a list of upcoming RCR sessions at MGH and other local sites, please click here.**


1. Save the Date! AAMC Mid- Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar in Oct -
    Sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

The AAMC is pleased to announce the 2019 Mid-Career Minority Faculty Seminar. This seminar is designed for associate professor level faculty who are members of underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups. Attendees will gain many benefits during this new blended-learning program, which will address the specific needs of mid-career faculty from a culturally responsive approach, including how to:
  • Assess professional development goals and identify strategies and tools for promotion and tenure
  • Develop key professional competencies in academic leadership
  • Enhance leadership skills in the areas of communication, team building, change management, and work-life balance
  • Expand network of colleagues and sponsors
Dates: October 10-12, 2019
Location: AAMC Learning Center, Washington, DC

Applications for the Mid-Career Minority Faculty Seminar will open in summer 2019.

Please click here for more information.


Office Phone #s:

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

Fax:   617.726.0568