ORCD Announcement
 
2017 October 06
 
               
 

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.

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  FEATURED

  Responsible
  Authorship:
  Guidelines and
  Expectations

  FOR FACULTY

  Can I Write
  a Book?

  Faculty Parents
  Group: Ask
  the Pediatrician

  Managing
  Yourself Before
  Managing Others

  Making the Most
  of Your MGH/MGPO
  Benefits

  FOR POSTDOCS

  New Research
  Fellow Orientations

  MGPA Monthly
  Planning
  Committee
  Meetings

  
  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Starting Up:
  Learning the
  Right Moves

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

FEATURED

- Responsible Authorship: Guidelines and Expectations on Oct 16-
    Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series

Do you have questions about how to set expectations in your lab with regard to authorship?

This seminar will provide answers and a discussion forum for topics related to authorship of scientifc publications, including:
    •  Formal guidelines
    •  Grey areas in authorship decisions
    •  Evolution of author groups
    •  Dispute resolution

Facilitator: Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS; Program
  Director, Gastroenterology Training Program, MGH; Chief, Clinical and Translational
  Epidemiology Unit; and the Stuart and Suzanne Steele MGH Research Scholar

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register by Thu, Oct 12.


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.**

FOR FACULTY

1. Daunting or Do-able: Can I Really Write a Book? on Oct 19-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

Have you ever wondered whether you could manage to 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, 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; and Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatics

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Mon, Oct 16.

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.

2. Faculty Parents Group: Ask the Pediatrician on Oct 27-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

Do you have questions about eating habits, sleep, behavior, car safety, or any topic related to your child’s health that you keep forgetting to bring up at those well-child visits? Now is your chance to ask an expert and discuss with your fellow MGH faculty parents.

Guest expert: Shannon Scott-Vernaglia, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, HMS and Director,
  Pediatric Residency Program, Mass General Hospital for Children

Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 12:30 pm lunch and informal networking
         12:30 to 1:30 pm discussion with guest expert
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register by Fri, Oct 20.

3. Managing Yourself Before Managing Others on Nov 2-
    Co-sponsored with the Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC)

This small group coaching session is intended for academic scientists who are anticipating a transition or have already taken on new roles that require additional skillsets. It will provide actionable information to help you move toward a self-improvement goal that you feel is both important, and has proven difficult to achieve.

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 2:00 to 6:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register by Mon, Oct 30.

4. Making the Most of Your MGH/MGPO Benefits on Nov 7-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

Are you aware of all the benefits we offer? If you are not sure, come hear from the Professional Staff Benefits Office about changes for 2018 and to have all your benefits questions answered. Take advantage of this session during the annual open enrollment period which begins on November 1st and ends on December 15th!

Facilitator: Dee Dee Chen, MS, Director, Professional Staff Compensation & Benefits Office, MGH

Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Tue, Oct 31.

FOR POSTDOCS

1. Upcoming New Research Fellow Orientations on Oct 13 and Nov 16-
    Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

If you have arrived here within the last six months, join us for one of our orientation lunches. We will be sharing important resources for your career development while you're here at MGH.

Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: CNY Main Campus, details provided upon registration

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 for the Oct session at CNY campus.
Please click here to register for the Nov session at Main campus.

2. MGPA Monthly Planning Committee meeting on Oct 18-
    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; and become eligible for elected positions on the MGPA board, and MGPA travel awards.

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Trustees Room, Bulfinch Building, 2nd floor, Room 225

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


ANNOUNCEMENTS


1. Starting Up: Learning the Right Moves on Oct 10-
    Sponsored by B-BIC Skills Development Center and the Harvard Office of Technology Development

There are many bumps in the road for biotech start-ups. Come hear from entrepreneurs and faculty founders about lessons they have learned during their own start-up experiences.

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Time: 2:00 to 5:00 pm
Location: 25 Shattuck Street, Boston MA Gordon Hall, Waterhouse Room

Please click here to register. Please email skills.development.bbic@gmail.com for more information.

 

Office Phone #s:

  ORCD Main:
   -GSD
   -PDD
    617.643.1606
  CFD:
    617.724.0818
  OCC:
    617.724.1382
  OWC:
    617.724.5229
  Fax:
    617.726.0568

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