2013 June 21

The Office for Women’s Careers (OWC) at MGH is a branch of the Center for Faculty Development (CFD) and was created to foster a gender equitable environment to assure that women faculty will be given the same opportunity as men faculty to succeed in research and clinical careers.


  Business of Life

  Women in
  Medicine Month

  Tribute Book

  RCR- Data
  Management &
  Data Integrity

  Crafting Your
  CV Narrative



  NIH Early Stage
  Investigator (ESI)


From Our Office

1. REGISTER NOW: Business of Life™ Workshop on July 31-
    Work-Life Balance Series

The Office for Women's Careers, under the auspices of the Center for Faculty Development, is sponsoring a full-day "Business of Life™ Workshop." In this highly experiential workshop, you will learn how to apply the principles of strategic planning to achieve your personal and professional goals while deriving greater fulfillment from your life. You will learn a systematic process to examine your personal skills, talents and passions and to bring who you truly ARE to all that you DO.

Facilitator: Allison Rimm, President, Allison Rimm and Associates, LLP and former Senior VP of
                 Strategic Planning and Information Management at MGH
Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register.

2. SAVE THE DATE: Women in Medicine Month Annual Reception on September 18 -

In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the OWC announces the 16th Annual Women in Medicine Month celebrating women faculty.

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
More details to follow soon!

If you would like to register early, please feel free to click here to register.

3. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Tribute Book for Women Faculty due July 17 -

As part of the Women in Medicine month annual reception for women faculty in September, the Office for Women's Careers is now compiling the information for this year's Tribute Book which will be distributed at the reception.

The Tribute Book will honor the significant achievements of women faculty at MGH from the July 2012 - June 2013 academic year. Including your:
  • Academic and administrative promotions
  • Other professional achievements (e.g. publications, grants, honors and     awards)
  • In order to be included in this tribute book, you must complete the online form by Wed, July 17.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    From Other CFD Offices

    1. Responsible Conduct of Research- Data Management and Data Integrity on July 15 -
        Presented by the Office for Research Career Development

    This RCR seminar will provide strategies for managing laboratory data in various formats (lab notebooks, electronic media, etc) and maintaining its integrity from early data collection to post-publication.

    Discussion Leader: Dennis Brown, PhD, Director, Office for Research Career Development,
                                Professor of Medicine and Associate Director, Center for Systems Biology
    Date: Monday, July 15, 2013
    Time: noon to 1 pm
    Location will be sent upon registration.

    Please click here to register by Fri, Jul 6.

    2. Crafting Your CV Narrative on August 1-
        Presented by the Office for Clinical Careers

    Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

    Your CV is almost complete, however, do you need help writing your CV narrative?

    This interactive seminar will review the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there will be a practicum on how to overcome your writer's block and craft a narrative that best describes your major contributions and achievements.

    Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
                    Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation and Director, Office for Clinical Careers
    Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013
    Time: noon to 1 pm
    Location will be sent upon registration.

    Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Jul 26.

    3. Applications accepted soon - ORCD New Investigator Advancement Initiative-
        Presented by the Office for Research Career Development

    Are you an NIH New Investigator, with your first funded R01 or R21? The ORCD's New Investigator Advancement Initiative (NIAI) is a group that meets 6-7 times over the course of the academic year to discuss key issues in developing a successful independent research career at MGH. Join the NIAI to meet colleagues and hospital leaders, and advance your career.

    Applications will be available later this month. For questions, or to get on the NIAI mailing list, please email orcd@partners.org.


    NIH New and Early Stage Investigator (ESI)-

    Did you know… you may be able to get an extension of your NIH Early Stage Investigator (ESI) status if you took time away from research for clinical training or to care for a family member?

    Click here for FAQs and more information about NIH New and Early Stage Investigator (ESI) policies, or click here to email the Office for Research Career Development if you would like to speak with someone about your career and your ESI status.


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