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Academic Year 2018 - 2019
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

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

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November 2018

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Good Science and Balanced Life as a Postdoc
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

As a hard-working and dedicated MGH postdoc, are you seeking to improve your mentoring?

Are you questioning how to be more successful in your career and personal life?

Then join the MGPA Salon and listen to wonderful pieces of advice on:
    • outstanding career paths
    • ways to balance life and work
    • how to build up "allyship" and "mentorship"

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Are You Ready to Write an R01?
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

A great research project is not enough to make a successful grant. This
seminar will discuss numerous key factors that must be in place before a researcher is ready to submit a competitive R01 grant application to NIH, including:

   Independence
   Reputation
   Publications
   Environment
   Collaborators
   Timing
   Preliminary data
   Writing support

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

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

Please click here to register.

 

 

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December 2018

Postdoc Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Green Card Info Session
Co-sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association and the Post Doctoral Division

Are you a non-US citizen MGH research fellow?

Come learn more about the process and requirements for the USA permanent residence application!

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Time: 4:30 to 6:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

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

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

Facilitators: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School
  and Harvard Graduate School of Education; Consultant,
  Triad Consulting
 Debbie Goldstein, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School
  and Lecturer, 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.

Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Managing Parenthood and Your Career: Transitioning to Parenthood
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development and 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!

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

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

Please click here to register.

 

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