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Academic Year 2017 - 2018

Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Stay on Track with your PhD
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division

Are you procrastinating writing your dissertation? Are you being pulled in too many directions?

This seminar will provide you with tips, tricks, and strategies on how to stay on track with your dissertation. At this seminar you will learn how to:
    •  Get organized
    •  Find a routine that works
    •  Stop procrastinating

Facilitator: Robert E. Kingston, PhD, Chief, Department of Molecular     Biology, MGH, Vice Chair and Professor of Genetics, HMS

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Pre-registration is required, please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

This is an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows are encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we'll be covering career development resources and opportunities available to you here at the MGH. You will also have 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!

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Networking Series

Networking 101: Strategies for Building Relationships That Move Your Career
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

Do you need to build and grow your network?

Learn how to start building relationships that move your career forward. This workshop will help post docs assess their current network and develop a plan to nurture and grow new relationships. We will share tips and strategies for assessing and leveraging your current network, navigating networking nights and other events, and maximizing LinkedIn to help move your career forward.

Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Advanced registration is required, please click here to register.

 

GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a High Impact CV or Resume
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division

This seminar will help you prepare your CV/Resume for academia, industry or for a more general career exploration.

You will learn to:
    •  Tailor your CV/resume to your goals
    •  Highlight and build transferable skills and experience
    •  Focus the content and structure

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

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Pre-registration is required, please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

This is an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows are encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we'll be covering career development resources and opportunities available to you here at the MGH. You will also have 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!

Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Invitation only.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Communication Series

Scientific Writing Workshop
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers, MGH;
  Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Psychosomatic
  Medicine Consultation, HMS

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Details to follow.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research

Avoiding Conflict of Interest

This Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) seminar will discuss avoiding conflicts of interest that may arise in various aspects of research, including those related to:
  Collaborations
  Financial gain
  Peer review

Facilitator: Udo Hoffman, MD, Professor of Radiology, HMS; Division Chief,
   Cardiovascular Imaging; and Director, Cardiac MR PET CT Program

Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Conflict Management at Work
Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Division and the Center for Faculty Development

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments and MGH PhD graduate students in research.

This interactive seminar will explore the benefits of understanding conflict and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick will demonstrate how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coach participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

Facilitator: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson

Date: January 10, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Registration to open soon.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Authorship, Part II: Case Studies

In this RCR seminar, case studies of authorship disputes and resolutions will be used as a basis for discussions about successful collaborations, authorship determination, and dispute resolution.

Facilitator: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Office
   for Research Career Development

Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Location: MGH Campus, details provided upon registration

Details to follow.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Annual Research Fellow Poster Celebration
Sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division

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

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Bulfinch Tent and Thier Conference Room

Details to follow.

 

Please click here for a full listing of programs offered by all CFD offices.
Graduate Student DivisionPost Doctoral Division Center for Faculty Development Office for Women's Careers Office for Research Career Development