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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

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


January 2019

Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

No Official Title? No Problem! Influencing Without Authority
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

Are you leading a project or team without formal authority? Do you have some great ideas but you need others' support to successfully execute?

This interactive workshop will explore the key factors for becoming more influential; ways to build credibility, strengthen relationships, and enhance your communication style... all to increase your ability to influence those critical to your success.

Speaker: Ank Stuyfzand, LLM, MAOL, PCC, Clinical Professor of
  Management, Sawyer Business School

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus, details upon registration

Please click here to register.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Postdoc to Industry: What to Expect
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA)

Former MGH postdocs describe their experience with moving into industry positions. Topics will include how they obtained the position, how they managed the transition with their academic coworkers, and how life in an industry job has differed from academic life.

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus, details upon registration

This session is full.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Can I/Should I Be Promoted? A Discussion for Clinical Faculty
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

This interactive seminar designed for MGH clinical faculty with HMS academic appointments will help:
 • Consider the possibilities regarding your promotion
 • Understand the promotion process for clinical faculty
 • Consider priorities and achieve your career goals

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director, Office for Clinical Careers, MGH;
  Chief Emeritus, the Avery D. Weisman, MD Psychiatry Consultation Service,
  MGH; Director, Thomas P. Hackett Center for Scholarship in Psychosomatic
  Medicine, MGH; Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
  Psychosomatic Medicine, HMS; Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatics

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus, details upon registration

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

 

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February 2019

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Format Your HMS CV

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

The Office for Faculty Affairs at HMS will review details of the HMS CV format, including any recent changes to the formatting requirements. This seminar is particularly helpful for faculty who are thinking about or preparing for academic promotion.

Facilitator: Tara Lauriat, PhD, Program Director for Faculty Appointments, Office
   for Faculty Affairs,HMS

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus, details upon registration

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

 

Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Responsibilities of Mentors and Mentees
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This seminar will discuss the characteristics of good mentoring relationships at all stages of a research career, including:
 • What are the best practices for an effective mentor?
 • How do you make the transition from mentee to mentor?
 • How can you build and maintain your mentoring network?

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

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Simches 3.110 Lg Conf Rm, Simches Research Bldg, 3rd fl

Please click here to register.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

New Research Fellow Orientation
Sponsored by the 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 cover career development resources and opportunities available to you here at the MGH. Participants 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, February 27, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus
Registration details to follow

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Speaking Up & Giving Feedback: Mastering Conversations Up and Down
 the Ladder

Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This interactive workshop will discuss the importance of speaking up across authority gradients, as well as giving effective receiver-focused feedback. An array of strategies and techniques will be demonstrated. Using simulated cases, participants will have opportunities to practice in a supportive environment.

Facilitator: Rebecca D. Minehart, MD, MSHPed, Assistant Professor, HMS; Program Director of Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, MGH

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus

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

 

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March 2019

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Scholarly Writing Seminar Series
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.
This two-part series will help clinicians improve their scholarly writing. The course will be most valuable for those who desire to improve their writing skills and productivity. Participants will learn how to:
 • Clarify interests and goals
 • Select a target audience for writing
 • Create an outline
 • Avoid obsessive perfectionism

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director, Office for Clinical Careers, MGH;
  Chief Emeritus, the Avery D. Weisman, MD Psychiatry Consultation Service,
  MGH; Director, Thomas P. Hackett Center for Scholarship in Psychosomatic
  Medicine, MGH; Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
  Psychosomatic Medicine, HMS; Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatics

Part I-
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus details to follow

Part II-
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 PM
Location: MGH Main Campus details to follow

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

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

New Research Fellow Orientation

This is an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows are encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we cover career development resources and opportunities available to you here at the MGH. Participants 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, March 22, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH CNY Campus
Registration details to follow

 

Communication Series and Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Mock NIH Study Section
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

Would you like to know what happens after you send your grant application to NIH?

This “mock” study section will provide a window into the NIH grant review process. The session will also feature MGH faculty with extensive NIH study section experience.

Speakers: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director, Office for
   Research Career Development, Director, Program in Membrane Biology, and
   Associate Director, the Center for Systems Biology, MGH
 Patricia D’Amore, PhD, MBA, Charles L. Schepens Professor of
   Ophthalmology and Professorof Pathology, HMS; and Director of Research,
   Schepens Eye Research Institute, MEEI
  and others

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: Simches 3.110 Lg Conf Rm, Simches Research Bldg, 3rd fl

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