ORCD Announcement
2017 May 5

The Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) at MGH is a branch of the Center for
Faculty Development (CFD) and was created to facilitate the career advancement of
research faculty and fellows.



  9th Annual NJT
  Lectureship Series
  "An Uncommon


  Research Fellow
  Poster Celebration

  RCR: Research
  Integrity & Data


  Industry Networking

  MGPA Monthly
  Planning Committee

  The US Medical
  Residency: How to
  Get Matched

  Mark Your


  Beyond the Bench:
  Opportunities for
  PhDs in Clinical and



1. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! 9th Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Faculty Development Lectureship
    featuring Dr. O'Neil Britton on May 10-

    Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

The Center for Faculty Development invites all faculty to attend this special lecture in commemoration of Faculty Development month. This annual event is named in honor of Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, the founding director of the MGH Center for Faculty Development.

"An Uncommon Journey"

Featured Speaker: O'Neil Britton, MD, Chief Medical Officer & Senior Vice President, MGH and
    Instructor in Medicine, HMS

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00pm (networking until 1:30 pm)
Location: Thier Conference Room, Thier Research Building, 1st floor (Registration required)

Please click here to register by Fri, May 5.

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.


1. Research Fellow Poster Celebration on May 18-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

The ORCD Research Fellow Poster Celebration showcases the research accomplishments of MGH postdoctoral fellows. Posters will be on display in the Bulfinch Tent the entire day, and lectures and awards will follow this agenda:

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2016
  9:00 am Poster Session I (Bulfinch Tent)
10:00 am Welcome and Lectures (Thier Conference Room)
               - Trends in Biomedical Science Lecture- Michael Mansour, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor
                    of Medicine, HMS
               - Research Career Development Lecture- Marie Bao, PhD, Editor, Developmental Cell,
                    Cell Press
11:30 am Poster Awards Ceremony (Thier Conference Room)
12:00 pm Poster Session II (Bulfinch Tent)
  1:00 pm Formal program concludes
               Posters may be on display until 4 pm

We ask that you please click here to RSVP to help us gauge attendance for this event. Thank you.

2. FINAL RCR OF 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR! Research Integrity & Data Management on Jun 20-
    Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series

The final Research Conduct of Research (RCR) session of the 2016-2017 academic year will discuss:
   - Management of research data for publication and sharing
   - Research integrity in collaborations and publications
   - Perspectives of an HMS policymaker and a senior faculty member

Facilitators: Gretchen Brodnicki, JD, Dean for Faculty and Research Integrity, HMS and
Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS and Director, Office for Research Career

Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time: 1:00 to 2:00pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register early.

This seminar counts as one of the four required lectures in part III of Partners RCR training.
All are welcome, but space is limited and registration preference will be given to those with RCR training requirements. For more information on RCR training, click here.
**For a list of upcoming RCR sessions at MGH and other local sites, please click here.**


1. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! MGPA ICE Club Industry Networking Event on May 8-
    Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

MGPA invites you to participate in their second networking event of the year hosted by the MGPA’s Industry Careers Exposure (ICE) Club. Their goal is to expose MGH postdoctoral fellows to career paths in the life sciences industry.

There will be a casual atmosphere allowing for MGH postdocs to meet and talk with people from industry, biotech and startups to share experiences and get advice, while enjoying drinks and appetizers. Some complimentary appetizers will be available.

Please remember to bring your business cards.

Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Location: Asgard, 350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Please click here to register by 5:00 pm TODAY, May 5.

2. MGPA Monthly Planning Committee meeting on May 15-
    Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

The Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA), with the support of the ORCD, offers career development, networking and social events specifically tailored for postdoctoral research fellows. All MGH postdocs are welcome to join the MGPA. Attend monthly planning meetings to:
    •  Help plan upcoming events
    •  Share your ideas for future events and initiatives
    •  Become eligible for elected positions on the MGPA board, and MGPA travel awards

Date: Monday, May 15, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 114, Room D2/D3

No registration required. Please email mgpa@partners.org with any questions.

3. The US Medical Residency: How to Get Matched on May 22-
    Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

A Q&A session for international medical graduates (IMGs).

Do you need guidance to become a successful applicant for medical residency? Do you have questions about the Match? If so, please come to this Q&A session to learn from successful IMGs in the MATCH. This session will help you gain a better insight of the application process and how to make your MATCH a success. You will also have the opportunity to network with the IMG community at MGH.

Speakers: Amir Anabtawi, MD, Research Fellow in Medicine, Cardiovascular Research
     Center, MGH
  Kabir Olaniran, MD, Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Joint Nephrology Program, MGH and BWH
  Mengyao Tang, MD, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, MGH

Date: Monday, May 22, 2017
Time: 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Location: MGH main campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register by Thu, May 18.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS - Upcoming Programs (Details to follow)-
• Academic Career Advancement Series*
Investigation Thu, Jun 1 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Clinical Expertise and Innovation & Teaching and Educational Leadership Fri, Jun 2 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Instructor to Assistant Professor Wed, Jun 7 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Crafting Your CV Narrative Wed, Jun 28 12:00 to 1:00 pm
 *All sessions will be held at the MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.
   Click here to register early.


1. Beyond the Bench: Exploring Opportunities for PhDs in Clinical and Translational Research
    on Jun 21-

    Sponsored by Harvard Catalyst

This evening event is for PhD candidates, post-docs, and junior faculty who would like to learn more about the role of basic scientists in clinical and translational research.

Speaker & Panelists:
  Jeffrey Karp, PhD, Associate Professor, Brigham and Women's Hospital, HMS; Principal Faculty
     Harvard Stem Cell Institute; Affiliate Faculty, Broad Institute and Harvard-MIT Division of
     Health Sciences and Technology
  Janet Mullington, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
     Center, HMS
  Mohammed Milad, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, HMS
  Enrico Cagliero, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, HMS

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Location: Cannon Room, Building C, Harvard Medical School

Please click here for more information and to register.


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