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Past Events & Programs

Academic Year 2018 - 2019

Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Exorcising the Ghosts - Managing Problems with Coauthors
Date: October 30, 2018
Speaker: Roland C. Merchant, MD, MPH, ScD, Member of the Faculty of
  Emergency Medicine, HMS; Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
This Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) session presented the basic guidelines on responsible authorship, and discussed common scenarios and case studies that helped participants think through the challenges that can arise between co-authors.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Panel Discussion
Co-Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers and the Office for Research Career Development
Date: September 25, 2018
 Esther E. Freeman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of
  Dermatology, 2017 Claflin Award Winner
 Gina R. Kruse, MD, MS, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,
  2016 Claflin Award Winner
 Karen K. Miller, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Co-Chair, ECOR
  review committee, 1999 Claflin Award Winner
Moderator: Ann M. Skoczenski, PhD, Senior Program Manager, Department
  of Medicine, Director, Office for Women's Careers
Would you like to know more about the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards?
These awards are designed to provide bridge funding for junior faculty women to sustain research productivity during the child-rearing years with the intention of advancing women in academic medicine.
This discussion had covered: information on how the award can help advance your career; advice from recent Claflin Scholars; tips on putting together your best application; resources to help you apply.


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Teaching Careers for Scientists 101
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Date: September 24, 2018
HMS Curriculum Fellows Program Speakers:
  Kate McDonnell-Dowling, PhD, Curriculum Fellow, HMX Office of
   Online Learning
  Deepali Ravel, PhD, Curriculum Fellow, Infectious Diseases Consortium
  Taralyn Tan, PhD Curriculum Fellow, HMS Neurobiology
This seminar covered the basics of teaching careers for scientists including: different types of educational roles/careers including teaching, administration, and curriculum development; different types of educational settings such as K-12, undergraduate, graduate, and online education; experience needed for each career path; practical tips for building teaching skills during your early career through opportunities such as outreach programs, adjunct teaching, coursework, and online resources.
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Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division
Date: September 20, 2018
This was an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows were encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we covered career development resources and opportunities available to them here at the MGH. Participants also had the chance to meet staff from the Office for Research Career Development, the Post Doctoral Division, volunteers from the MGPA and, of course, other post docs!


Postdoc Appreciation Events

Ice Cream Social and Panel Discussion: Making the Most of Your Postdoc
Co-sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division and the Mass General
  Postdoc Association

Date: September 17, 2018
In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, and all of your hard work throughout the year, we hosted an Ice Cream Social! After, participants were invited to stay for an inspiring panel discussion: "Making the Most of Your Postdoc". They learned the steps our panel of speakers took during their postdoctoral years that proved successful in their career transitions.


Graduate Student DivisionPost Doctoral Division Center for Faculty Development Office for Women's Careers Office for Research Career Development