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Events & Programs

Within MGH

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

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


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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

Join us to celebrate Women in Medicine month. The annual lecture features a leader in academic medicine, sharing advice on career success and advancement.

"An Interwoven Journey: Women's Health and Advancement of Women Faculty"

Speaker: Kathryn M. Rexrode, MD, MPH, Chief of the Division of Women's
  Health in the Department of Medicine; Director of the Office for Women's
  Careers, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine,
  Harvard Medical School

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

Faculty with HMS appointments, 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.

 

Postdoc Appreciation Events

Ice Cream Social and Panel Discussion: Making the Most of Your Postdoc
Co-sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division and the Mass General
  Postdoc Association


In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, and all of your hard work throughout the year, please join us for an Ice Cream Social, beginning at 3:30 pm!

After, stay for an inspiring panel discussion: "Making the Most of Your Postdoc" at 4:30 pm. Learn the steps our panel of speakers took during their postdoctoral years that proved successful in their career transitions.

Date: Monday September 17, 2018
Time: 3:30 to 5:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

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

Please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Teaching Careers for Scientists 101
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

Are you a scientist considering a teaching career, but unsure of your options or how to prepare?
This seminar will cover the basics of teaching careers for scientists:
  • Different types of educational roles/careers including teaching,
    administration, and curriculum development
  • Different types of educational settings such as K-12, undergraduate,
    graduate, and online education
  • Experience needed for each career path
  • Practical tips for building teaching skills during your early career through
    opportunities such as outreach programs, adjunct teaching, coursework,
    and online resources

HMS Curriculum Fellows Program Speakers:
  Kate McDonnell-Dowling, PhD, Curriculum Fellow, HMX Office of
   Online Learning
  Deepali Ravel, PhD, Curriculum Fellow, Infectious Diseases Consortium
  Taralyn Tan, PhD Curriculum Fellow, HMS Neurobiology

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018
Time: 3:30 to 5:00 pm
Location: SIM 3.120 Md Conf Rm, Simches Research Bldg, 3rd fl

Please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Panel Discussion
Co-Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers and the Office for Research Career Development

Would you like to know more about the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards?
These awards are designed to provide bridge funding for junior faculty women to sustain research productivity during the child-rearing years with the intention of advancing women in academic medicine.

This discussion will cover:
    • Information on how the award can help advance your career
    • Advice from recent Claflin Scholars
    • Tips on putting together your best application
    • Resources to help you apply

Speakers:
 Esther E. Freeman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of
  Dermatology, 2017 Claflin Award Winner
 Gina R. Kruse, MD, MS, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,
  2016 Claflin Award Winner
 Karen K. Miller, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Co-Chair, ECOR
  review committee, 1999 Claflin Award Winner
Moderator: Ann M. Skoczenski, PhD, Senior Program Manager, Department
  of Medicine, Director, Office for Women's Careers

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Junior faculty with HMS Appointments, please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Drafting Your Chief's Letter
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Do you need help drafting the “Chief’s letter” for your promotion?
This interactive session will focus on how to write a convincing letter for Harvard Medical School promotion committees. Learn how to help your chief understand and convey your story so that your promotion can move forward. Don’t let procrastination and anxiety get in your way!

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the
  Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS and Director, Office for
   Clinical Careers, MGH.

Date: Thursday September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments, 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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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
    •  MGH Research Institute Overview
    •  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
Invitation Only.

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

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

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

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

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.

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the
  Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS and Director, Office for
   Clinical Careers, MGH.

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

MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments, 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 1.5 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Education Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Overview of Career Opportunities in the Life Science Sector
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division

Are you interested in exploring your future career opportunities?

This seminar will focus on career opportunities and provide an overview of the skills needed to excel within each type of role.

At this seminar you will learn about:
    • Research and non-research career paths such as consulting,
      product development, etc.
    • Numerous opportunities for you in non-profit and for-profit
      organizations
    • Transferable skills, their importance and how to highlight them for
      specific roles

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time:12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

MGH Graduate students, please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Dealing with Difficult Tactics

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

In this advanced interactive seminar, participants will learn strategies on how to handle negotiators who use difficult tactics, stonewalling, and hard-bargaining
at the negotiation table. The session will combine lecture and in-class demonstration to equip participants with a menu of responses to increase the likelihood of neutralizing difficult behaviors and producing cooperative and value-creating outcomes.

Speaker: Robert C. Bordone, JD, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law
   at Harvard Law School

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus
Invitation Only.


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.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Exorcising the Ghosts - Managing Problems with Coauthors
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) session will present the basic guidelines on responsible authorship, and will discuss common scenarios and case studies that will help you think through the challenges that can arise between co-authors.

Speaker:
  Roland C. Merchant, MD, MPH, ScD, Member of the Faculty of Emergency
  Medicine, HMS

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: SIM 3.110 Lg Simches Research Building

Please click here to register.

 

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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 benefits 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 which begins on October 29 and ends on November 20!

Speaker: Dee Dee Chen, MS, Director, Professional Staff Compensation and
  Benefits Office, MGH

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

 

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