ORC Announcement
 
2020 March 3
 
               
 

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.

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  FEATURED
  ITEM

  2020 Research
  Fellow Poster
  Day

  FOR FACULTY

  Managing
  Difficult
  Conversations

  Making the Most
  of Your ACC

  FOR FACULTY
  & POSTDOCS

  RCR:
  Responsible
  Authorship and
  Publication

  RCR: The Lab -
  Avoiding
  Research
  Misconduct

  FOR
  POSTDOCS

  Acing Your
  Interview

  MGPA Green
  Card Info
  Session

  DID YOU
  KNOW?

   Promotion & CV

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING
FEATURED ITEM

1. SAVE THE DATE: 2020 PDD Research Fellow Poster Celebration on May 7-
    Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

The Post Doctoral Division's 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, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

FOR FACULTY

2. Managing Difficult Conversations on Mar 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

This 3-hr session is for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

We all have conversations we avoid, such as raising a sensitive topic with our boss, colleagues or others.

The focus of the session will be on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics. In addition, it will explore the mental shifts that can help you change your difficult conversations into learning conversations.

Facilitator: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School and Harvard Graduate School of
  Education; Consultant, Triad Consulting

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

3. Making the Most of Your Annual Career Conference (ACC) on Apr 28-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

This session will cover tips for leaders to give a successful ACC as well as the faculty member preparing and making the most of their ACC. Come learn about how the ACC is an opportunity to discuss achievements, career goals, HMS trajectory and mentoring.

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
  Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Director, Office for Clinical Careers; Chief Emeritus,
  Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service; Director, Thomas P. Hackett Center for
  Scholarship in Psychosomatic Medicine, MGH; Editor-in-Chief, Psychosomatics

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

FOR FACULTY & POSTDOCS

4. RCR Program: Responsible Authorship and Publication on Mar 10-
    Responsible Conduct of Research Series
    Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research

Facilitator: Maryam Asgari, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: SIM 3.120 Conference Room, 3rd Fl

Please click here to register.

5. RCR: The Lab - Avoiding Research Misconduct on Mar 12-
    Responsible Conduct of Research Series
    Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research

Facilitator: Elizabeth Lawson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: SIM 3.120 Conference Room, 3rd Fl

Please click here to register.

FOR POSTDOCS

6. Acing Your Interview on Mar 5-
    GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Division and Post Doctoral Division

A career advancement seminar tailored for academic and non-academic interviews.

This educational seminar will provide tips and advice on:

    •  how to research the company and interviewers
    •  how to prepare potential interview questions
    •  how to customize your response to the interview questions
    •  how to create your own “elevator speech”
    •  how to handle behavioral interview questions
    •  how to succeed at your interview
    •  how to follow up after an interview

Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

7. MGPA Green Card Info Session on Mar 11-
    Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

Are you a non-US citizen MGH research fellow?

Come to learn more about the process and requirements for USA permanent residence application!

Learn how to get a Green Card to become a permanent resident, check your green card case status, bring a foreign spouse to live in the U.S and what documents you need when traveling back to the U.S. Also, find out how to enter or check your results for the Diversity Visa Lottery program.

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Location: SIM 3.110 Conference Room, 3rd Fl

Please click here to register.


DID YOU KNOW?
  There is a webpage on the ORC and CFD website on Promotion & CV.

I believe I am ready for my academic promotion, where should I begin?
What does an ideal Letter of Recommendation look like?
I need to have my CV in the HMS format, how should I start?


Click here for some helpful resources, including guidelines and templates, to help you succeed in your career advancement. .

 

Office Phone #s:

  ORC 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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