2013 March 1
 
               
 

The Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) at MGH is a branch of the Center for
Faculty Development (CFD) and was created to facilitate the career advancement of
research faculty and fellows.

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  HMS Foundation
  Funds Informational
  Forum

  RCR Series,
  Mentoring:
  Responsibilities of
  Mentors & Mentees

  CALL FOR
  ABSTRACTS: 2013
  Research Fellows
  Poster Celebration

  International MD's in
  the US: Building a
  Research Career

  Managing Difficult
  Conversations

  Women Inventors
  Turning Your Ideas
  into Patents

  Negotiation Essentials

  Managing Parenthood
  and Your Career

  REGISTER NOW!
  NJT Lectureship
  Series

  Are You Writing a K?
  Get Practical Advice.

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

For Faculty and Postdocs

1. HMS Foundation Funds Informational Forum on Mar 7-
    Presented by HMS Foundation Funds Program

Each year several foundations invite HMS junior faculty members and postdocs to apply for their fellowships and grants, which serve as critical funding at the early stages of a research career. This informational forum will be held to provide information on funding opportunities open for nomination this spring through the HMS Foundation Funds.

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm

Please click here for more information.

2. Responsible Conduct of Research, Mentoring: Responsibilities of Mentors & Mentees on Apr 3-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Responsible Conduct of Research Series

What should you look for in a good mentor? When do you stop needing mentors? How do you make the transition from mentee to mentor? In this interactive seminar, we will discuss the responsibilities of mentors and mentees, and the characteristics of good mentoring relationships. This seminar will help you get the most out of this critical aspect of your career development.

Facilitator: Rochelle Walensky, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

You must register to get RCR training credit.

Please click here to register by Tue, Mar 26.

For Postdocs

1. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! 2013 Research Fellows Poster Celebration-
    In collaboration with the Mass General Postdoc Association

The ORCD's Research Fellows Poster Celebration will take place on May 22, 2013. The Poster Celebration highlights the excellent research being done by MGH postdoctoral fellows. All MGH postdocs are invited to submit your research abstract now to present your research to the MGH community at this high-profile event and compete for cash prizes.

Abstracts are due Fri, Mar 15 at 5 pm.

Please click here for more information and abstract submission materials.

2. International MD's in the US: Building a Research Career on Mar 18-
    In collaboration with the Mass General Postdoc Association

Speaker: Rania Esteite, MD
Date: Monday, March 18, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Please click here to register by Fri, Mar 8.

From Other CFD Offices

1. Managing Difficult Conversations on Mar 13-
    Presented by the Center for Faculty Development

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

The seminar will focus on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics. In addition, it will explore the mental shifts that can help you change your difficult conversations into learning conversations.

Facilitator: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School;
                Consultant, Triad Consulting Group
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Wed, Mar 6.

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 3 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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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
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2. Women Inventors Speak: How to Turn Your Ideas into Patents on Mar 26-
    Presented by the Office for Women's Careers

Do you have research ideas or discoveries but don't know how to take the first steps to a patent? Are you unsure what types of ideas are patentable? This panel discussion will feature four MGH women inventors who will discuss their experience moving ideas through the patent process, with the help of Partners Research Ventures and Licensing Office. Although women make up approximately 30% of the MGH faculty, only about 10% of the patent disclosures at MGH come from women. The Office for Women's Careers invites you to learn how you can advance your career by turning your ideas into patents.

Panelists: Xandra Breakefield, PhD, Professor of Neurology
               Tayyaba Hasan, PhD, Professor of Dermatology
               Seemantini Nadkarni, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology
               Laurence Rahme, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery
Moderator: Frances Toneguzzo, PhD, Executive Director, Partners Research
                 Ventures and Licensing

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Please click here to register by Fri, Mar 15.

3. Negotiation Essentials on Apr 9-
    Presented by the Center for Faculty Development

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This seminar 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 interactive workshop will help you understand the barriers and strategies to successful negotiations.

Facilitator: Robert Bordone, JD, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard
                Law School; Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Time: 4 to 6 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Mar 29.

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 2 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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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
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4. Managing Parenthood and Your Career Series: After Maternity Leave on Apr 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Your maternity leave is about to end, now what? Three faculty panelists will discuss how they transitioned back to their careers in basic science, clinical research and patient duties. Come bring your questions and ideas about balancing your infant's needs, your new role as a parent, and your busy career.

Panelists: Galit Alter, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
               Jessica Haberer, MD, Instructor in Medicine
               Monique Tello, MD, Instructor in Medicine
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Wed, Apr 3.

5. REGISTER NOW! Faculty Development Month: 5th Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Faculty
    Development Lectureship Series on May 1-

    Presented by the Center for Faculty Development

"Innovating in Health Care: An Integrated Approach"

Featured Speaker: Gary P. Pisano, Harry E. Figgie Professor of Business Administration,
                            Harvard Business School
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to reserve your spot to hear Dr. Pisano's talk and celebrate Faculty Development Month!

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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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
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ANNOUNCEMENT

Are You Writing a K? Get Practical Advice. on Apr 4-
Presented by Harvard University Center for AIDS Research

Speakers: Ingrid Bassett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, MGH
                Kenneth Freedberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, MGH
                Athe Tsibris, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, BWH
                Rochelle Walensky, MD, Professor of Medicine, MGH
Special guest: Robin Huebner, PhD, MPH, NIAID Program Officer
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013
Time: 1 pm to 3 pm *Lunch at 12:15
Location: Harvard Medical School, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Amphitheater

Please click here to register.

 

Office Phone #s:

  ORCD Main:
    617.643.1606
  CFD:
    617.724.0818
  OCC:
    617.724.1382
  OWC:
    617.724.5229
  Fax:
    617.726.0568