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Academic Year 2014 - 2015


Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series

Conflict of Interest

Conflict of interest occurs when an individual has two or more interests or roles that could interfere with making objective professional decisions. This seminar will discuss conflicts of interest that may arise in research including those related to financial gain, peer review, and collaborations.

Facilitator: Rachel Ackman, JD, Senior Research Compliance Associate,
     MGH Compliance Office
  Raymond Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Vice Chief,
     Gastrointestinal Unit, Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

You must register to attend and get RCR training credit.
Seminar provides 1 hour of RCR credit.

Please click here to register.


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: English as a Second Language for Researchers
due Jan 7

Applications are being accepted for the Spring 2015 semester of the English as a Second Language (ESL) 15-week course for MGH researchers. The semester runs February to May 2015 and is geared towards researchers and will cover:
    •  Speaking and Listening
    •  Vocabulary and Grammar
    •  Pronunciation

Classes held at MGH (Simches Research Building) once a week in the evening.

Click here for the ESL application. Applications are due Wed, Jan 7 at 12:00 pm.

Before applying, please be certain you can devote the time necessary for weekly sessions for the duration of this course. Eligibility for future ESL classes depends on attendance from previous semesters.

If you have any questions, please email


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Panel Discussion
Co-sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers and the Office Reearch Career Development

Would you like to know more about the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards? These awards are designed to provide bridge funding for junior faculty to sustain research productivity during the child-rearing years with the intention of advancing women in academic medicine. In this session you will learn:
    •  Eligibility requirements
    •  Tips on putting together your best application
    •  Resources to improve your application
    •  How the award can help advance your career

Panelists: Andrea L. Ciaranello, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine and ,
       2011 Claflin Award Scholar;
   Basak E. Uygun, PhD,
Instructor in Surgery and 2013 Claflin Award Scholar;
   Karen K. Miller, MD,
Associate Professor of Medicine, 1999 Claflin Award       Scholar and Co-chair of Claflin Award Review Committee

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.




Center for Faculty Development Office for Women's Careers Office for Research Career Development