ORC Announcement
2020 February 4

The Office for Research Careers (ORC) 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.



  PDD Poster Day


  Crafting Your Faculty
  of Medicine CV

  RCR: Academic
  Medicine, Industry
  and Collaborative

  Managing Difficult


  MGPA Monthly
  Planning Meeting


   Annual Career
   Planning Form


  Maximizing Mentee-
  Mentor Relationships

  NIH Supplements


1. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! 2020 Research Fellow Poster Celebration abstracts due Feb 28-
    Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

The Post Doctoral Division's Research Fellow Poster Celebration highlights the excellent research being done by MGH research fellows. All MGH research fellows are invited to submit a research abstract now to present the research to the MGH community at this high-profile event on May 7, 2020! If you are not a fellow, please encourage your research fellows to participate. Abstracts/posters will be evaluated by a review committee, and the top presentations will receive awards and cash prizes.

Abstracts are due at 4:00 pm on Fri, Feb 28.

Click here for abstract guidelines.


2. Crafting Your Faculty of Medicine CV on Feb 6-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

A seminar for MGH faculty and trainees with HMS academic appointments.

The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs 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.

Facilitator: Carol Bates, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Associate Professor of
   Medicine, HMS

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

3. RCR: Academic Medicine, Industry and Collaborative Research in the Era of Emerging
    Technologies and Precision Health on Feb 25-

    Responsible Conduct of Research Series
    Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research

Facilitator: Samia Mora, MD, MHS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
  Divisions of Preventive and Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: CNY149 A Conference Room, 1st Fl

Please click here to register.


4. MGPA Monthly Planning Meeting on Feb 27-
    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: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Location: CNY149 7.231 Conference Room, 7th Fl

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

  That the Progress and Annual Career Planning Form was changed last September? The Guidelines for Research Fellows (Postdoc Policy) was also updated.

Visit the Guidelines for Research Fellows page for a copy of the Planning Form, as well as other important templates such as: MGH Employment Letter, MGH Termination Letter and Intellectual Property Certification Form.


1. APPLY NOW! Maximizing Mentee-Mentor Relationships: Empowering the Mentee on May 20-21-
    Sponsored by the Harvard Catalyst

Emphasizing the perspective of the mentee, 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 20-21, 2020
Location: Simmons University School of Management

Please click here for more information. Application due: Thu, Feb 27.

2. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NIH Admin Supplements for R01 and K award recipients-
    Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

There is a new administrative supplement offered by the NIH for K award and first R01 (or other research project award) recipients to support research during “critical life events.” Critical life events include childbirth, adoption, and primary caregiving responsibilities of an ailing spouse, child, partner, or a member of the immediate family. Eligible applicants must hold an active grant and awardees will receive up to $50,000 direct costs.

K Awardees - please click here for more information.
First research project grant holders - please click here for more information.


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