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The Academy at Harvard Medical School

http://www.hms.harvard.edu/academy/

The Academy is established to advance the education of physicians and scientists throughout the Harvard Medical School community. In addition to sustaining and building upon the work of the Center for Teaching and Learning, the professional development arm of The Academy, they work closely with the Graduate programs, the Program in Medical Education at HMS, and with the evolving educational centers at many of our hospitals.

 

Countway Library of Medicine

https://www.countway.harvard.edu/index.html

The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, one of the largest medical libraries in the world, serves the Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston Medical Library and the Massachusetts Medical Society. The Countway Library holds more than 630,000 volumes, subscribes to 3,500 current journal titles and houses over 10,000 non-current biomedical journal titles. The library also houses one of the world's leading medical history collections, and provides access to many electronic information resources.

The Countway hosts The Center for the History of Medicine, which includes Archives and Records Management Program for the schools of the Harvard medical area, and the Warren Anatomical Museum. Countway Library's Center for the History of Medicine The Center produced at a brochure on 'Documenting Your Career' as a basic guide to keeping your records and preserving your legacy. Click here to view 'Document Your Career' brochure.

 

eCommons

http://ecommons.med.harvard.edu/default.asp

 

E-Research at Harvard Libraries

http://eresearch.lib.harvard.edu/V

Here you can identify, locate, and connect to Harvard’s growing collection of e-resources and e-journals. You can also use new tools that allow you to search multiple resources at one time and to save sets of e-resources, e-journals, and citations. Services include:

» Quick Search - an easy way to do an initial search for articles and books in broad topic areas.

» Find E-Resources - find and connect to indexes, encyclopedias, dictionaries, e-book or e-journal collections, and many other electronic resources.

» Find E-Journals – Search or browse by journal title or ISSN. Find frequently consulted e-journals to add to your “My E-Journals” list in My Research.

 

Faculty and Staff Directory - Harvard Medical School White Pages

http://hms.harvard.edu/faculty-search

 

Grant Proposal Resources

http://www.hms.harvard.edu/spa/proposals

List of resources that cover the many aspects and considerations when writing a grant proposal.

 

Harvard's Center for Workplace Development

http://employment.harvard.edu/benefits/learndevelop/professional.shtml

The Center offers comprehensive career consulting services to faculty. It's programs have become a valuable benefit that affirms management commitment to support and encourage individual career growth and professional development.

 

Harvard Longwood Campus Research Administration

http://hlcra.harvard.edu/

The Harvard Longwood Campus Research Administration (HLCRA) web site provides current research administration information for faculty and staff at the HMS, the HSDM and the HSPH. The website includes resources for topics such as:
   » Finding Funding
   » Proposal Development
   » Award Management
   » Policies
   » Learning & Development

 

Harvard Macy Institute

http://www.harvardmacy.org

The Institute works to inspire and promote real organizational change by training individuals, groups, and organizations across the continuum of health science education. The Institute delivers continuing healthcare education programs designed to instruct faculty educators in the health professions in methods for translating their knowledge and capabilities into organization-wide improvements. Their commitment is to the cross-fertilization of ideas among all faculty involved in healthcare education. Through these programs, the Institute offers a lifelong membership in a global community of leaders, scientists and educators transforming healthcare education at the local level.

 

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education

http://cme.hms.harvard.edu/

The continuing education mission is to optimize patient care. Programs are designed to provide the most up to date information and strategies for physicians and allied health professionals.

 

Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity and Community Partnership

http://www.hms.harvard.edu/dcp/

This office was created in January 1995 marking the culmination of concerted efforts of faculty and medical students. Recently renamed the Office for Diversity and Community Partnership, its mission is to connect the myriad of diversity initiatives currently underway at the medical school and its affiliated institutions.

 

Harvard Medical School Office of Faculty Affairs

http://www.hms.harvard.edu/fa/

The Office for Faculty Affairs is responsible for the implementation and management of the faculty appointment process, governance, and other faculty-related matters at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. The Office was established to assist the Faculty of Medicine in its contributions to the education, research, and patient care missions of the School.

 

Harvard Medical School Ombuds Office

http://www.hms.harvard.edu/ombuds/

Speaking with the Ombudsperson will increase your awareness of alternatives available to you for resolving work-related problems. Possibilities are tailored to fit your particular circumstances while taking into account any fears you may have. The office enhances your ability to deal more effectively with situations on your own. If you request more assistance, further information can be gathered on your behalf, referrals can be made to those more expert in a specific concern, or proper authorities at your school or affiliated hospital can be contacted. When appropriate, shuttle diplomacy or mediation can be employed to help find a satisfactory solution. You will choose what course of action you wish to take.

The Ombuds Office serves anyone affiliated with HMS, HSDM or HSPH as a student, fellow, faculty member or staff person who needs a safe and confidential place to talk privately and to receive impartial attention. You may also choose to discuss a matter without giving your name.

Typical concerns brought to the Ombuds Office include:

  • Career Management issues including advancement, work/learning environment and performance, fear of retaliation;
  • Research-related issues including authorship, proprietorship of work, conflict of interest, professional misconduct;
  • Sexual Harassment including remarks or behaviors that are unwelcomed and sexual in nature;
  • Discrimination complaints including different treatment due to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or disability;
  • Other Issues including personal/private problems not occurring in the workplace, safety, housing;
  • Any issue may be brought to the Ombudsperson

Melissa Brodrick is the Ombudsperson and she is available for private consultation. To schedule an appointment, please call her confidential line at 617.432.4040 or the staff assistant at 617.432.4041.

Please note that the website also has many useful resources available on the following topics:

 

Joint Committee on the Status of Women (JCSW)

http://www.hms.harvard.edu/jcsw/

The Joint Committee on the Status of Women was formed to facilitate the development and contribution of women on Harvard campuses by expanding and improving the opportunities for the advancement of women. The members of the committee are Staff and Faculty from the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and affiliated hospitals.

 

Publications

Harvard Business Review

Harvard University Gazette
http://hbr.org/

 

Harvard Magazine

Harvard Magazine
http://harvardmagazine.com/

 

Harvard University Gazette

Harvard University Gazette
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/

 

 

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