2013 June 28

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).


  RCR: Data
  Management &
  Data Integrity

  Crafting Your
  CV Narrative

  ESL for Researchers


   for the Researcher"



From Our Office

1. Responsible Conduct of Research: Data Management and Data Integrity on July 15 -
    Faculty Development Seminar: Responsible Conduct of Research Series

This RCR seminar will provide strategies for managing laboratory data in various formats (lab notebooks, electronic media, etc) and maintaining its integrity from early data collection to post-publication.

Discussion Leader: Dennis Brown, PhD, Director, Office for Research Career Development,
                            Professor of Medicine and Associate Director, Center for Systems Biology
Date: Monday, July 15, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Please click here to register by Fri, Jul 6.

2. Crafting Your CV Narrative on August 1-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Your CV is almost complete, however, do you need help writing your CV narrative?

This interactive seminar will review the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there will be a practicum on how to overcome your writer's block and craft a narrative that best describes your major contributions and achievements.

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
                Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation and Director, Office for Clinical Careers
Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Jul 26.

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 1 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. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: English as a Second Language for Researchers due August 6-
    Offered by the Office for Research Career Development

The ORCD office is now accepting applications for the Fall 2013 semester of the English as a Second Language (ESL) 15-week course for MGH researchers. The semester will run from September to December 2013 and is geared towards researchers to help with scientific communication as well as every day English. Classes meet once a week from 5:30 to 8:45 pm in the Simches Research Building.

Before applying, please be certain you can devote the time necessary for successful completion of this course. Eligibility for future ESL classes depends on attendance during this semester.

Click here for the ESL application. Applications are due Tue, Aug 6 at noon.

If you have any questions, please email orcd@partners.org.



Office Phone #s:

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

Fax:   617.726.0568


Harvard Catalyst "Leadership Strategies for the Researcher" Course due Jul 11-

Harvard Catalyst is now accepting applications to the October 2013 offering of the two-day “Leadership Strategies for the Researcher” course. The course features interactive and didactic sessions, with a focus on leading/managing teams and navigating a career in research.

Eligible participants include junior principal investigators and emerging clinician-investigators who are interested in building their leadership and management skills. (Please note that only MD or PhD Instructors or Assistant Professors are eligible to apply.)

For more information and a detailed description of the course, please click here.

Applications are due Thursday, July 11 at 5pm. Please contact lsr@catalyst.harvard.edu with any questions.