OWC From Our Office to Yours..
2019 September 17

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.


  Applying for the
  Claflin Awards?
  The OWC is offering
  help with your

  "Can I Really Write
  a Book?"


  Making the Most
  of Your


  Would you like
  advice on advancing
  your career?

1. Applying for the Claflin Awards? The OWC is offering help with your application-

If you are applying for a Claflin Award, and would like help preparing your application, the OWC encourages you to take advantage of the pre-award Claflin Consultation Initiative (CCI) for applicants.

The CCI is designed to help eligible faculty prepare their best application for the 2020 Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards. Many prior Claflin winners have volunteered their time to answer questions and offer guidance and encouragement to potential applicants. Coaches may give advice on all aspects of the application, including the research plan, budget, description of child-rearing responsibilities, and advice for repeat applicants.

Please click here to to enroll in the CCI by Fri, Oct 4.

If you have questions about your eligibility, please click here or email ecor@mgh.harvard.edu before registering for the CCI.

2. "Can I Really Write a Book?" on Oct 9-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

Have you ever wondered whether you could write or edit a book? Have you been uncertain about how to get started and how to proceed?

In this interactive seminar, you will learn strategies for formulating your ideas, writing and collaborating on chapters, editing, and finding a publisher.

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the
  Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Chief Emeritus of the Avery D.
  Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service, Interim Director of the Center for Faculty
  Development, and Director of the Office for Clinical Careers, MGH

Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

3. Negotiation Essentials on Oct 30-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

This interactive workshop will focus on the structure of negotiation by reviewing a systematic approach on preparing to negotiate. A case study example will be used to guide the participants through this process. This session will help you understand the barriers and strategies to successful negotiations.

Facilitator: Rober Bordone, JD, Senior Fellow, Harvard Law School

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

4. Making the Most of Your MGH/MGPO Benefits on Nov 12-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

Are you taking advantage of all the benefits MGH offers?

If you are not sure, come hear from the Professional Staff Benefits Office about changes for 2020 and to have all your benefits questions answered. Take advantage of this session during the annual open enrollment period which begins on October 28 and ends on November 13!

Facilitator: Dee Dee Chen, MS, Director, Professional Staff Compensation and Benefits Office, MGH

A seminar for MGH/MGPO professional staff.

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

Would you like advice on advancing your career?-

Dr. Nancy Rigotti, Director of the Office for Women's Careers, is available for career advice and to discuss your professional career development.

To set up a meeting with Dr. Rigotti, please email:
   Office for Women's Careers - womens.careers@partners.org.


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