ORCD Announcement
 
2018 January 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.

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  FEATURED

  Achieving Research
  Independence

  FOR FACULTY

  Conflict Management
  at Work

  How to Format
  Your HMS CV

  FOR FACULTY &
  POSTDOCS

  RCR Responsible
  Authorship: Case
  Studies

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Identifying Funding
  Opportunities

  Effectively
  Communicating
  Research

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

Please note that links to registration on SurveyMonkey.com will be unavailable between 8pm today, January 5, 2018 and 8am tomorrow, January 6, 2018.

FEATURED PROGRAM

- Achieving Research Independence: Advice from the NIH on Jan 23-
    Grant Writing Series

This seminar will discuss tips and strategies for successfully transitioning from mentored researcher to independent, funded PI. This is an important opportunity to hear advice from an NIH leader.

Speaker: P. Kay Lund, PhD, Director, Division of Biomedical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.


FOR FACULTY

1. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: Conflict Management at Work on Jan 10-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series
    Co-Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development and the Graduate Student Division

This 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 2:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Faculty with HMS academic 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 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2. How to Format Your HMS CV on Feb 1-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

In this seminar, 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, Harvard Medical School

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

Faculty with HMS academic 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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FOR FACULTY & POSTDOCS

- RCR Responsible Authorship: Case Studies on Jan 11-
    Responsible Conduct of Research Series

This interactive discussion of case studies related to authorship in science manuscripts, will include: when to discuss authorship, who should be an author, determining authorship order and settling disputes of authorship. Authorship guidelines will be briefly reviewed, and previous attendance at the first authorship seminar is not required.

Discussion Leader: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Associate Director, Center for
   Systems Biology, MGH; Director, Office for Research Career Development, MGH

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

Please click here to register.


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.**

ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. Do You Need Help Identifying Funding Opportunities?-

If yes - Make an appointment to meet with Amy Robb, Associate Director for Prospect Research and Funding Opportunities, Corporate & Foundation Relations, MGH Development Office, to set up personalized funding searches. Amy can meet with individuals or small groups who share funding goals.

Please click here to register for a meeting with Amy Robb.

2. Effectively Communicating Research-
    Sponsored by Harvard Catalyst

Communication is an essential part of your research and a crucial component for a successful career as a researcher. Effectively Communicating Research is a two-day intensive course offered by Harvard Catalyst on Monday, March 26, and Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The course is designed to provide fellows and junior faculty with the skills necessary to express their science clearly to diverse audiences; to prepare abstracts, manuscripts, and posters; and to speak effectively.

The deadline to apply is 5:00pm on January 12, 2018. Please click here for more information, including eligibility, and the application form.

 

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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