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Past Events & Programs

 

Academic Year 2014 - 2015
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development (including the Office for Clinical Careers, Office for Research Career Development, Office for Women's Careers and Graduate Student Division)

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series

Responsible Authorship
Date: October 14, 2014
Facilitator: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Office for Research Career Development
This seminar presented authorship guidelines and case studies of authorship disputes that equipped participants to discuss and determine appropriate authorship for their research collaborations.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Crafting Your CV Narrative
Date: October 9, 2014
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in
    the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation and Director, Office for
    Clinical Careers
This interactive seminar reviewed the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there there was a practicum on how to overcome your writer's block and craft a narrative that best describes your major contributions and achievements.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Negotiating Up: Dealing with Power in the Workplace
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Speaker: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson
This interactive workshop dealt with power differentials in the workplace and focused on types of power, attitudes towards power that influence negotiations and tips for negotiation preparation from a power perspective.
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Women in Medicine Month Annual Reception

Insights and Innovations: Achieving Gender Equity in Academic Medicine
Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Speaker: Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Michigan Health System and Research Investigator in the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine
In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the OWC celebrated the 17th Annual Women in Medicine Month celebrating women faculty.
Click here to view the presentation slides.
Click here to view the 2014 Tribute Book.


Postdoc Appreciation Ice Cream Social

Date: September 15, 2014
In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the ORCD held an event to acknowledge MGH Research Fellows for their scientific contributions to the MGH research enterprise. The world-class research carried out at MGH would not be possible without the dedication and hard work of the 1100+ postdoctoral research fellows.


"Acing the Interview" and Vendor Fair

Presented by The Mass General Postdoc Association
Date: September 11, 2014
This two-part event began with a lecture, "Tips for a Successful Job Interview," led by Lauren Celano, CEO, Propel Careers.
The seminar covered: Performing research on the company and interviewers; Preparing potential interview questions; Customizing your response to the interview questions; and How to create your own “elevator speech". After the lecture, there was a vendor fair where attendees spoke to vendors about the newest equipment and supplies that will advance your research.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

English as a Second Language for Researchers
Applications are closed for the Fall 2014 semester of the English as a Second Language (ESL) 15-week course for MGH researchers. The semester will be held from September to December 2014 and is geared towards researchers to help with scientific communication as well as everyday English.
If you have any questions about ESL for Researchers, please email orcd@partners.org.


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Date: September 4, 2014
This session offered new MGH Research Fellows an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

MGH ECOR Fellowships for Postdocs: How to Write a Competitive Application
Date: September 3, 2014
Panelists: Iain Drummond, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, MGH Renal Unit; Robert Gerszten, MD, Professor of Medicine, Cardiology Division; Kristin White, PhD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Cutaneous Biology Research Center
This panel discussion helped attendees understand the highly competitive Tosteson and Fund for Medical Discovery application process, including: when is the best time to apply, what factors reviewers consider in ranking your application, and how you can increase your chance of receiving an award.
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Previously recorded programs available online:

MGH New Faculty Orientation

Date: October 9, 2013
The Center for Faculty Development hosted the annual MGH New Faculty Orientation for faculty across all departments that recently joined MGH. This served as an opportunity for faculty to hear from senior leaders and to familiarize themselves with key information to enhance their MGH experience. The three-hour session provided an overview of the MGH environment and faculty resources.
Click here to view video presentation- Part One
- Welcome, Anne Klibanski, MD
- Massachusetts General Hospital Overview, Peter Slavin, MD
- Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) Overview,
  Greg Pauly, MHA
Click here to view video presentation- Part Two
- MGH Research Environment Overview
- Harvard Medical School Overview, Maureen Connelly, MD
- Introduction to Your CV, Theodore Stern, MD
- Center for Faculty Development Overview, Theodore Stern, MD

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series-

HMS/HSDM CV: 'How to Format' the New HMS CV
Program on April 24, 2009 presented by Mary C. Walsh, PhD, Program Director, Faculty Appointment, HMS Office of Faculty Affairs.
Following the more general CV seminars offered, this seminar focused on the details of formatting the new HMS CV. The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs returned to the MGH to address the faculty, administrators and administrative assistants who work directly on the details of the CV for their faculty.
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Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Teaching and Educational Leadership

Program on June 2, 2009 included the following panelists:
Beverly MK Biller, MD, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director, MGH Fellowship in Endocrinology
Robert A. Novelline, MD, Professor of Radiology and Director of Emergency Radiology Division
Theodore A. Stern, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Consultation Psychiatry for Adult Hospital Patients
Moderated by Jules L. Dienstag, MD, Professor of Medicine and Dean for Medical Education
Click here to view video presentation

Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Investigation

Program on June 17, 2009 included the following panelists:
Xandra O. Breakefield, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Laboratory of Experimental Gene Therapy, Department of Neurology
Anne Klibanski, MD, Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Neuroendocrine Unit
David N. Louis, MD, Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology and Chief of the Department of Pathology
Moderated by Stephen B. Calderwood, MD, Morton N. Swartz MD Academy Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases
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Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Clinical Expertise and Innovation

Program on June 25, 2009 included the following panelists:
David N. Caplan, MD,PhD Professor of Neurology Medicine and Director of the Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit
Maureen T. Connelly, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at Harvard Medical School
Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Professor of Radiology, Associate Radiologist in Chief and Director of Education, Department of Radiology
Moderated by Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Department of Surgery
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Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

Effective Negotiation Skills
Program on December 10, 2007 presented by Linda Wilcox, Ombudsperson for the HMS/HSDM/HSPH.
Explore ways for you to become a more effective negotiator. This case-based interactive seminar is to help you approach controversial conversations. The speaker focused on relevant negotiation skills and strategies that you can practice in real-life situations.
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Office for Women's Careers Center for Faculty Development Office for Research Career Development