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Events & Programs

Within MGH

Academic Year 2017 - 2018
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development (including the Office for Clinical Careers, Office for Research Career Development, Office for Women's Careers and Graduate Student Division)

Sessions by month

April 2018 August 2018 December 2018
May 2018 September 2018 January 2019
June 2018 October 2018 February 2019
July 2018 November 2018 March 2019


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April 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Networking Series

Meet and Greet Networking Lunch with Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

The Office for Women’s Careers “Meet and Greet” series is an opportunity to meet a distinguished faculty member, hear about her career path in academic medicine and network with your colleagues.

Speakers: Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH, Chief Academic Officer, McLean Hospital
  Kristine M. Trustey Endowed Chair in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
  Chief, Division of Women's Mental Health, McLean Hospital
  Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clinical and Health Services Research    Program, McLean Hospital
  Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Responsible Mentorship in the Research Lab
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This interactive seminar will cover the responsibilities of mentors and mentees, and the characteristics of good mentoring relationships at all stages of a research career. More specifically, this seminar will discuss:
    •   What are best practices for an effective mentor?
    •   How do you make the transition from mentee to mentor?
    •   Where can you find mentors for your mid-career advancement?

Facilitator: Carlos A. Camargo Jr., MD, DrPH, Conn Chair, Emergency Medicine,
  MGH; Founder, Emergency Medicine Network; Professor of Emergency
  Medicine, HMS; Professor of Medicine, HMS; Professor of Epidemiology,
  Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please click here to register.

 

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May 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

10th Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Lectureship Series

This special lecture commemorated Faculty Development Month. This annual event was named in honor of Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, the founding director of the MGH Center for Faculty Development. This year's speaker is Elizabeth "Betsy" Nabel, MD, President of Brigham Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Title: "Picture a Leader: Is She a Woman?"
Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Annual Research Fellow Poster Celebration
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

The PDD Annual Research Fellow Poster Celebration showcases the research accomplishments of MGH Research Fellows.

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

Please click here to learn more.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Negotiation Boot Camp
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

Effective negotiation skills are crucial in your career and your everyday life, but many women do not feel confident in their negotiation abilities. This workshop will help you learn the basics of negotiation, and will demonstrate how you can apply them to become a more confident negotiator moving forward.

Speakers: Robert C. Bordone, JD Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law
   at Harvard Law School; Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinic
 Katrina Armstrong, MD Physician in Chief, Department of Medicine
 Ann L. Prestipino, MPH Senior Vice President for Surgical Anesthesia,
   Emergency Services and Clinical Business Development, MGH MGPO

Date: Monday, May 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Pre-registration is required, please click here to register.

Accreditation
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.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Beyond the Research Plan: Bits and Pieces of the NIH R01 Grant
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

There are many sections beyond the research plan that are critical for the success of an NIH research grant. This seminar will discuss these R01 application "bits and pieces," including:
    •   Budget justification
    •   Rigor and Reproducibility
    •   Resource sharing plan
    •   Validation of key resources
    •   Letters of support/collaboration
    •   Human subjects and vertebrate animals
Details and examples for each section will be discussed, as well as key criticisms and 'deal breakers' that can arise during a grant's review.

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

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please click here to register.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

This is an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows are encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we'll be covering career development resources and opportunities available to you here at the MGH. You will also have the chance to meet staff from the Office for Research Career Development, the Post Doctoral Division, volunteers from the MGPA and, of course, other post docs!

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

Registration will open one month before the orientation date.

 

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June 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series (ACAS)

Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS)

The annual Academic Career Advancement Series (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
Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Session II- Areas of Excellence: Clinical Expertise and Innovation & Teaching and Educational Leadership
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Session III- Instructor to Assistant Professor (All Areas of Excellence)
Date: Monday, June 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Session IV- Crafting Your CV Narrative (All Ranks and Areas of Excellence)
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

All sessions will be held in the MGH Main Campus, additional details provided at a later date.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research

Research Integrity and Data Management
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

The final Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) session of the 2017-2018 academic year will discuss:
    •   Management of research data for publication and sharing
    •   Research integrity in collaborations and publications
    •   Perspectives of an HMS policymaker and a senior faculty member

Speakers: Gretchen Brodnicki, JD, Dean for Faculty and Research
   Integrity, HMS
Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Associate Director,
   Center for Systems Biology, MGH; Director, Office for Research Career
   Development

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

21th Annual Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Luncheon
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

The annual luncheon celebration provided to celebrate the new 2018 Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award winners as well as an opportunity for all recipients from 1997 to 2018 to meet and network.

Date: June 21, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

Invitation only

 

Graduate Student & Postdoc Event: Networking Series

Annual Networking Barbecue
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division, Post Doctoral Division, and Mass General Postdoc Association

This outdoor event is designed for MGH graduate students and postdocs to meet and interact in a relaxed environment.

Date: June 28, 2018
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: CNY Campus

Details to follow.

 

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July 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Lectureship Series

Claflin Distinguished Scholar / Faculty Development Awards Panel
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

This seminar will honor the recipients of the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award and the Faculty Development Awards.

Date: Friday, July 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

Details to follow.

 

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August 2018

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

This is an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows are encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we covere career development resources and opportunities available to you here at the MGH. You also have the chance to meet staff from the Office for Research Career Development, the Post Doctoral Division, volunteers from the MGPA and, of course, other post docs!

Date: Monday, August 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: CNY campus

Registration will open one month before the orientation date.

 

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September 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

Annual Women in Medicine Month Lecture
Co-sponsored by the MGH Office for Women's Careers and Human Resources

In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the annual lecture features a leader in academic medicine, sharing advice on career success and advancement. .

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration.

Details to follow.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

This is an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows are encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we'll be covering career development resources and opportunities available to you here at the MGH. You will also have the chance to meet staff from the Office for Research Career Development, the Post Doctoral Division, volunteers from the MGPA and, of course, other post docs!

Date: Thursday September 20, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

Registration will open one month before the orientation date.

 

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October 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

MGH New Faculty Orientation

An opportunity for new faculty who joined MGH from October 2017 to October 2018 to hear from senior faculty leaders and familiarize yourself with key information to enhance your MGH experience.

A three-hour session designed to provide an overview of the MGH environment and faculty resources focusing on:
    •  MGH and MGPO Overview
    •  Research Environment (e.g. Research Management, Executive Committee
         on Research & Research Council)

    •  Teaching and Education Environment Overview
    •  Introduction to HMS and the promotion process
    •  Center for Faculty Development Overview and more!

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

NOTE: This session is targeted for the MGH environment. It is a separate and distinct orientation session from the HMS Office for Faculty Affairs event at the HMS Longwood location

Details to follow.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Can I Really Write a Book?
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

Have you ever wondered whether you could write or edit a book? Have you been uncertain about how to get started and how to proceed?

In this interactive seminar, you will learn strategies for formulating your ideas, writing and collaborating on chapters, editing, and finding a publisher.

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Details to follow.

 

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November 2018

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

This is an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows are encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we'll be covering career development resources and opportunities available to you here at the MGH. You will also have the chance to meet staff from the Office for Research Career Development, the Post Doctoral Division, volunteers from the MGPA and, of course, other post docs!

Date: Friday November 9, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: CNY campus

Registration will open one month before the orientation date.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Making the Most of Your MGH/MGPO Benefits

Are you taking advantage of all the benfits we offer?

If you are not sure, come hear from the Professional Staff Benefits Office about changes for 2019 and to have all your benefits questions answered. Take advantage of this session during the annual open enrollment period!

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Details to follow.

 

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December 2018

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January 2019

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February 2019

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Office for Research Career DevelopmentCenter for Faculty Development Office for Women's Careers Graduate Student Division Post Doctoral Division