ORCD Announcement
2019 November 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, fellows and PhD graduate students.



  MGPA Monthly
  Planning Meeting

  2020 Research Fellow
  Poster Day


  Research Resources
  at MGH


  MGH Research
  Scholars Program

  Need help identifying
  funding opportunities?

  2020 Biomedical
  Science Careers
  Student Conference


1. MGPA Monthly Planning Meeting on Nov 20-
    Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

All interested research fellows are welcome to attend the MGPA's planning meetings. Learn how you can be involved, and share your ideas for new programs.

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Bulfinch 222 Conference Room, Bulfinch Building, 2nd Fl

Join the MGPA to stay informed! No RSVP is required, but please email mgpa@partners.org with any questions.

2. SAVE THE DATE! 2020 Research Fellow Poster Celebration on May 7-
    Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

The PDD Annual Research Fellow Poster Celebration showcases the research accomplishments of MGH Research Fellows.

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020
Time: 11:00 am to 1:15 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

Registration will open at a later date.

  There is a webpage on the ORCD website with a list and brief description of many resources available to you here at MGH. Click here to view information about the Biostatistics Center, Division of Clinical Research, ECOR, and more.


1. FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! MGH Research Scholars Program due Tomorrow, Nov 6-
    Sponsored by the Mass General Research Institute and the Executive Committee on Research

The MGH Research Scholars program supports MGH research faculty who are pursuing either fundamental (basic) or clinical research at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The intent of these awards is to support the careers of outstanding MGH investigators doing cutting-edge research that is highly innovative and expected to result in fundamental scientific discoveries and/or clinical applications.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Please click here for more information.

2. Do you need help identifying funding opportunities?
    Offered through the Office for Research Career Development

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. Meetings take place in the Center for Faculty Development office in Bulfinch.

Please click here to register.

3. SPREAD THE WORD! 2020 Biomedical Science Careers Student Conference due Feb 4-
    Sponsored by the Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP)

The Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP) is asking for your help in identifying underrepresented minority postdocs (research and clinical); medical, dental and graduate students; post-baccalaureates; college and community college students; and high school seniors and juniors (particularly African-American, Hispanic/Latino or American Indian/Alaska Native students) who would benefit the most from attending the conference.

The aim of the Conference is to provide students/fellows with an opportunity to network with advisors/role models from the basic and clinical sciences, medicine, public health, academia and the biopharmaceutical industry. These advisors/role models will encourage students/fellows to complete advanced studies and provide concrete advice and information on available resources, professional opportunities and career paths in biomedical science and other science-related fields.

Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 and Saturday, April 4, 2020
Location: The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

Applications are due Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Click here for more information.


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