2013 April 5

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.


  Grant Writing

  Fellows Poster

  Industry Speed
  Networking for
  MGH Postdocs

  and Your Career
  Series: After
  Maternity Leave

  NJT Lectureship

  The Craft of


For Faculty and Postdocs

1. Grant Writing Workshop on Apr 30-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Are you preparing an NIH grant? In this workshop, senior MGH faculty will share tips for a successful application. Lectures will focus on R- and K- grants. A mock NIH study section will allow you to see how your grant will be reviewed.

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Time: 9 am to 2 pm
Location provided upon registration

Please click here to register by Fri, Apr 19.

2. 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 and Instructors. The morning program includes lectures and an awards ceremony, and posters will be on display in the Bulfinch Tent the whole day.

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please click here to register for this event.

For Postdocs

1. Industry Speed Networking for MGH Postdocs on April 29-
    Presented by the Mass General Postdoc Association

This event is an excellent opportunity for a 'one-on-one' conversation with scientists from biomedical and pharmaceutical industries to discuss possible career opportunities and learn about work-life balance in industry.

Date: Monday, April 29, 2013
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please email mgpa@partners.org or click here for more information.

From Other CFD Offices

1. 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 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 provided upon registration

Please click here to register by Wed, Apr 3.

2. 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, PhD, 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.
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


The Craft of Scientific Presentations Workshop on May 10-
Presented by Harvard Medical School

Melissa Marshall, senior communications lecturer at Penn State University, will offer techniques to enhance presentations through hands-on exercises and discussion. The workshop will take place May 10, 12:30-4:00pm at the Sheraton Commander Hotel, in Cambridge.

Date: Friday, May 10, 2013
Time: 12:30 to 4pm
Location: Sheraton Commander Hotel in Cambridge

Please click here to register by Fri, May 3.


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