ORCD Announcement
 
2019 February 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
  ITEMS

  Call for Abstracts

  Responsibilities
  of Mentors and
  Mentees

  FOR FACULTY

  How to Format
  Your HMS CV

  FOR POSTDOCS

  Finding Your
  Philosophy of
  Teaching

  FOR FACULTY
 & POSTDOCS

  Mock NIH
  Study Section


  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Call for Reviewers

  Maximizing Mentee-
  Mentor Relationships

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING
FEATURED ITEMS

1. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! 2019 Research Fellow Poster Celebration abstracts due Mar 8-
    Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

The Post Doctoral Division's Research Fellow Poster Celebration will take place on May 20, 2019. The annual Poster Celebration highlights the excellent research being done by MGH research fellows. The Call for Abstracts is now open! All MGH research fellows are invited to submit your research abstract now to present your research to the MGH community at this high-profile event. Abstracts/posters will be evaluated by a review committee, and the top presentations will receive awards and cash prizes.

Abstracts are due at 5:00 pm on Fri, Mar 8.

Please click here for abstract guidelines.

Email pdd@partners.org with questions about the Poster Celebration.

2. FEW SEATS LEFT! Responsibilities of Mentors and Mentees on Feb 26-

This seminar will discuss the characteristics of good mentoring relationships at all stages of a research career, including:
   • What are the best practices for an effective mentor?
   • How do you make the transition from mentee to mentor?
   • How can you build and maintain your mentoring network?

Speakers: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director of the Office for Research
   Career Development, Director of the Program in Membrane Biology, and Associate Director of
   the Center for Systems Biology, MGH

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

FOR FACULTY

1. How to Format Your HMS CV on Feb 7-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS appointments.

The Office for Faculty Affairs at HMS will review details of the HMS CV format, including any recent changes to the formatting requirements. This seminar is particularly helpful for faculty who are thinking about or preparing for academic promotion.

Speakers: Tara Lauriat, PhD, Program Director for Faculty Appointments, Office for
  Faculty Affairs, HMS

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details 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 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 POSTDOCS

1. Finding Your Philosophy of Teaching (and Writing It Down) on Feb 21-
    Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA)

A Teaching Statement or Teaching Philosophy is often a required part of an academic job application. Regardless of whether teaching will be your primary focus or merely a requirement of the position, a well-written statement can set you apart from other applicants. This workshop will step through the process of identifying and developing a teaching philosophy and begin the work of shaping this into a concise, impactful teaching statement. Participants should come prepared to reflect on their previous experiences as students and teachers, and ready to write.

Speakers: Bradley Coleman, PhD, Co-Director HMS Curriculum Fellows Program

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

FOR FACULTY & POSTDOCS

1. Mock NIH Study Section on Mar 26-
    Grant Writing Series and Responsible Conduct of Research Series

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 of the Office for Research
   Career Development, Director of the Program in Membrane Biology, and Associate Director of
   the Center for Systems Biology, MGH
  Patricia D’Amore, PhD, MBA, Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology, HMS
  and other MGH Faculty

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.

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. GET INVOLVED TO GET PROMOTED: Review abstracts for the PDD 2019 Research Fellow
    Poster Celebration-

Instructors and Assistant Professors are invited to volunteer as abstract reviewers for the PDD's 2019 Research Fellows Poster Celebration. Each year, MGH research fellows submit abstracts for the celebration, and the review committee helps to select winners of awards given at the celebration. This is a great opportunity to help the MGH research community and gain experience as a reviewer.


Please take this brief survey to volunteer for the 2019 Poster Celebration Review Committee by Tues, Mar 7.

2. Maximizing Mentee-Mentor Relationships: Empowering the Mentee on May 9-10-

This two-day course explores strategies for successful mentoring relationships through case studies, lectures, and interactive sessions. Each session addresses critical issues such as expectations and responsibilities, pitfalls and challenges, and communication and career development. Participants will learn practical tools for empowering their own mentee-mentor relationships, and discuss the impact these relationships can have on both personal and academic success.

Date: May 9-10, 2019
Location: Boston University’s Metcalf Trustee Center

Applications due Fri, Feb 22. Please click here 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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