OWC From Our Office to Yours..
2017 September 15

The Office for Women’s Careers (OWC) at MGH is a branch of the Center for Faculty Development (CFD) and was created to foster a gender equitable environment to assure that women faculty will be given the same opportunity as men faculty to succeed in research and clinical careers.


  Women in Medicine:
  "Pushing Ourselves
  to Succeed"


  RCR Responsible

  Faculty Parents
  Group: Ask the


  Cracking the
  Communication Code


1. FEW SPOTS LEFT! 20th Annual Women in Medicine Month Celebration:
    "Pushing Ourselves to Succeed" on Sep 27-

    Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series
    Co-sponsored with Human Resources at MGH

In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the Office for Women's Careers presents:

"Pushing Ourselves to Succeed"

The annual lecture features a leader in academic medicine, sharing advice on career success and advancement.

This year's speaker is Redonda Miller, MD, MBA, President, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm (networking until 1:30p)
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Sep 22.

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


1. Responsible Authorship: Guidelines and Expectations on Oct 16-
    Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

Do you have questions about how to set expectations in your lab with regard to authorship? Are you a trainee wondering how to discuss authorship with your PI and colleagues?

This seminar will provide answers and a discussion forum for topics related to manuscript authorship, including:
    •  Formal guidelines
    •  Grey areas in authorship decisions
    •  Evolution of author groups
    •  Dispute resolution

Facilitator: Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS; Program
  Director, Gastroenterology Training Program, MGH; Chief, Clinical and Translational
  Epidemiology Unit; and Stuart and Suzanne Steele MGH Research Scholar

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Tue, Oct 10.

This seminar counts as one of the four required lectures in part III of Partners RCR training.
All are welcome, but space is limited and registration preference will be given to those with RCR training requirements. For more information on RCR training, click here.
**For a list of upcoming RCR sessions at MGH and other local sites, please click here.**

2. Faculty Parents Group: Ask the Pediatrician
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance

Do you have questions about eating habits, sleep, behavior, car safety, or any topic related to your child’s health that you keep forgetting to bring up at those well-child visits? Now is your chance to ask an expert and discuss with your fellow MGH faculty parents.

Guest expert: Shannon Scott-Vernaglia, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, HMS and Director,
  Pediatric Residency Program, Mass General Hospital for Children

Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 12:30 pm lunch
         12:30 to 1:30 pm discussion
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register by Fri, Oct 20.


1. Cracking the Workplace Communication Code-
    Sponsored by MASS Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

This event will provide you with a framework for transforming the powerful tools of speaking, writing, and body language, into building the most important element in better communication, the building of human relationships.

Speaker: Raquell M. Holmes, PhD, founder and director, ImprovScience

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Location: Takeda Pharmaceuticals Auditorium, 60 Franklin St, Cambridge, MA

Please click here for more information, and click here to register.


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