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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

November 2017 March 2018 July 2018
December 2017 April 2018 August 2018
January 2018 May 2018 September 2018
February 2018 June 2018 October 2018


November 2017

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

This session is designed to give new MGH Research Fellows an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD), the Post Doctoral Division (PDD), and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Networking Series

Networking 101: Strategies for Building Relationships That Move Your Career
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

Do you need to build and grow your network?

Learn how to start building relationships that move your career forward. This workshop will help post docs assess their current network and develop a plan to nurture and grow new relationships. We will share tips and strategies for assessing and leveraging your current network, navigating networking nights and other events, and maximizing LinkedIn to help move your career forward.

Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Advanced registration is required, please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Networking Series

"Meet and Greet" Networking Event with Denise L. Faustman, MD, PhD
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

The OWC’s “Meet and Greet” networking series provides an opportunity for faculty to hear from a senior HMS faculty member about her career path, and is also a great way to meet colleagues in a relaxed setting.

Denise L. Faustman, MD, PhD, the November guest of honor, is a 2016 inductee into the National Academy of Inventors. She will share her personal career story as a physician, researcher and inventor.

Denise L. Faustman, MD, PhD, the November guest of honor, is a 2016 inductee into the National Academy of Inventors. She will share her personal career story as a physician, researcher and inventor.

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

 

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December 2017

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

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

Effective negotiation skills are crucial for your career (e.g. academic promotion, transitioning to a new position, authorship decisions, salary/resource requests) and in your everyday life as well, but many women do not feel confident in their negotiation abilities. This Office for Women's Careers 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.

Facilitators include:
Robert C. Bordone, JD, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard
   Law School and Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinic
Ann L. Prestipino, MPH, Senior Vice President for Surgical, Anesthesia,
   Emergency Services and Clinical Business Development, MGH and MGPO
and other invited MGH senior leadership

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

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

 

GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a High Impact CV or Resume
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division

This seminar will help you prepare your CV/Resume for academia, industry or for a more general career exploration.

You will learn to:
    •  Tailor your CV/resume to your goals
    •  Highlight and build transferable skills and experience
    •  Focus the content and structure

Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 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 Lunch
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

This session is designed to give new MGH Research Fellows an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD), the Post Doctoral Division (PDD), and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Invitation only.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Communication Series

Scientific Writing Workshop
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

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

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Details to follow.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research

Avoiding Conflict of Interest
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) seminar will discuss avoiding conflicts of interest that may arise in various aspects of research, including those related to:
 • Collaborations
 • Financial gain
 • Peer review

Facilitator: Udo Hoffman, MD, Professor of Radiology, HMS; Division Chief,
   Cardiovascular Imaging; and Director, Cardiac MR PET CT Program

Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Click here to register.

 

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January 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Conflict Management at Work
Co-sponsored with the Graduate Student Division

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments and MGH PhD graduate students in research.

This interactive seminar will explore the benefits of understanding conflict and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick will demonstrate how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coach participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

Facilitator: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson

Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Registration to open soon.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Authorship, Part II: Case Studies
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

In this RCR seminar, case studies of authorship disputes and resolutions will be used as a basis for discussions about successful collaborations, authorship determination, and dispute resolution.

Facilitator: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Office
   for Research Career Development

Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Registration to open soon.

 

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 of the Office for Clinical Careers, MGH;
  Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Psychosomatic
  Medicine Consultation, HMS

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Registration to open soon.

 

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February 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Format the HMS CV

The Office for Faculty Affairs at Harvard Medical School (HMS) will go over details of the HMS CV format, including recent changes to the formatting requirements. This seminar is particularly helpful for faculty who are thinking about or preparing for academic promotion.

Facilitator: Joelle Lomax, PhD Program Director for Faculty Appointments, Office for Faculty Affairs, HMS

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Registration to open soon.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

"Making Connections to Get Ahead"
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

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

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Details to follow.

 

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March 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Managing Difficult Conversations

The seminar will focus on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics. In addition, it will explore the mental shifts that can help you change your difficult conversations into learning conversations.

Facilitator: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School and Harvard Graduate
  School of Education; Consultant, Triad Consulting Group

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Registration to open soon.

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 3 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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April 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Speaking Up and Giving Feedback: Mastering Conversations Up and Down the Ladder
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

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 taught and demonstrated. Using simulated cases, participants will have opportunities to practice these skills in a safe and supported environment.

Speakers: Rebecca Minehart, MD, MSHPed, Assistant Professor, HMS; Assistant Director of
   Residency Program and Director of Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship, Dept. of Anesthesia,
   Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, MGH
 Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
   Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Chief, Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service; and Director, Office for Clinical Careers, MGH

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Registration to open soon.

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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May 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Faculty Development 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.

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Details to follow.

 

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 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Bulfinch Tent and Thier Conference Room

Details to follow.

 

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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.

 

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July 2018

TBA

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August 2018

TBA

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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.

 

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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
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.

 

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