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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

March 2019 July 2019 November 2019
April 2019 August 2019 December 2019
May 2019 September 2019 January 2020
June 2019 October 2019 February 2020


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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
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 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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April 2019

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Managing Difficult Conversations
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

A seminar series for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

We all have conversations we avoid, such as raising a sensitive topic with our boss, colleagues or others.

The focus of the session will be 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, Lectureer, Harvard Law School and Harvard
  Graduate School of Education; Consultant, Triad Consulting

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided 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 3 AMA PRA Category 3 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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May 2019

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July 2019

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November 2019

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December 2019

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