2013 May 10

The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) was established to facilitate career development of ALL MGH faculty. This umbrella organization addresses all aspects of faculty development, as well as, specializing on the clinical faculty through the Office for Clinical Careers (OCC), the research communities through the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the women faculty through the Office for Women's Careers (OWC).


  Research Fellows
  Poster Celebration

  Academic Career

  of Research

  Do you want to
  get promoted?



From Our Office

1. Research Fellows Poster Celebration on May 22-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

The ORCD Research Fellows Poster Celebration showcases the research accomplishments of MGH Postdocs. The morning program will feature lectures from Emery Brown, MD, PhD, Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anesthesia and Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD, Assistant Dean, University of Massachusetts Medical School. The lectures will be followed by an awards ceremony and posters will be on display in the Bulfinch Tent the entire day.

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Time: 9 am to 1 pm

Please click here for the agenda.

Please click here to register for this event by Fri, May 17.

2. Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS) beginning on June 3-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Seminars for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

The annual Academic Career Advancement Series helps MGH Faculty better understand the process of academic advancement and promotion. Plan to come and hear how to get promoted!

Session I- Instructor to Assistant Professor (All Areas of Excellence)
Date: Monday, June 3, 2013
Time: 4:30 to 6 pm

Session II- Area of Excellence: Investigation (All Academic Ranks)
Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Time: 4:30 to 6 pm

Session III- Areas of Excellence: Clinical Expertise and Innovation
   and Teaching and Educational Leadership (All Academic Ranks)

Date: Monday, June 10, 2013
Time: 4:30 to 6 pm

Please click here to register for one or all three sessions. Location provided upon registration.

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Build a subject matter foundation for professional development
- Develop strategies for professional growth in subject matter (e.g., writing skills,
   communication skills, mentoring, leadership)
- Utilize a framework for professional growth related to subject matter
- Identify and manage personal areas of improvement related to subject matter
- Discuss subject matter to enhance professionalism and team-work
Course Director: Anne Klibanski, MD, Director of Center for Faculty Development and Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine


3. Responsible Conduct of Research- THE LAB: Avoiding Research Misconduct on June 13-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Responsible Conduct of Research Series

In this RCR seminar, you will view and discuss the short film, "THE LAB: Avoiding Research Misconduct," from the NIH Office of Research Integrity. As part of the discussion, audience members will be asked to take on the role of different characters and make decisions about integrity in research that can have long-term consequences.

Facilitator: Raymond T. Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Hepatology;
                Vice Chief, Gastroenterology Division, MGH
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Please click here to register for this event by Fri, June 7.



Office Phone #s:

CFD Main:   617.724.0818
OCC: 617.724.1382
ORCD: 617.643.1606
OWC: 617.724.5229

Fax:   617.726.0568


DO YOU WANT TO GET PROMOTED? Are you ready for a promotion but don't know where to go from here?

There are a couple of options:

First, you can attend any one of the three Academic Career Advancement series sessions offered in June (click here to register). A panel of leaders will be available to give you insight on what it takes to get promoted. It is also an opportunity to ask questions directly to the panel.

Second, you can set up an individual consultation to discuss career advice/professional development, navigating the HMS promotions process, HMS Curriculum Vitae (CV) review, managing relationships in the lab, and much more...

Clinical faculty members....

Contact the Office for Clinical Careers (OCC) to request a meeting with the Director, Theodore Stern, MD at clinicalcareers@partners.org or 617.724.1382.

Research faculty and trainees...

Contact the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) to request a meeting with the Director, Dennis Brown, PhD at orcd@partners.org or 617.643.1606.

Women faculty members...*
*May contact the ORCD/OCC as well

Contact the Office for Women's Careers (OWC) to request a meeting with the Director, Nancy Rigotti, MD, at womens.careers@partners.org or 617.724.5229.