Research Council Announcements: Education

Announcements of educational opportunities from the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Research Council.

Educational Opportunities

Center for Faculty Development, Office for Research Career Development, MGH Women’s Careers, ECOR

Crafting Your CV Narrative

Faculty Development Seminar, July 23rd, 2014, 12-1 p.m. Location provided on registration.

This interactive seminar will review the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Thu, Jul 17.

 

Drafting your “Chief’s Letter”

Faculty Development Seminar, August 19th, 2014, 12-1 p.m. Location provided on registration.

This interactive session will focus on how to write a convincing letter for HMS promotion committees.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Mon, Aug 11.

 

Call for applications! English as a Second Language for Researchers. Due Aug. 5th.

Applications are being accepted for the Fall 2014 semester of the English as a Second Language (ESL) 15-week course (Sept.-Dec.) for MGH researchers. Classes meet once a week from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Simches Building. Before applying, please be sure that you can commit to the whole course.

Click here for the application. If you have any questions, please email orcd@partners.org.

 

Faculty Development Seminar

Insights and Innovations: Achieving Gender Equity in Academic Medicine

Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Univ. of Michigan

Sept. 18th, 2014, 12-1:30 p.m.

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

 

Faculty Development Seminar

Negotiating Up: Dealing with Power in the Workplace

Melissa Brodrick, HMS Ombudsperson

Sept. 30th, 2014, 12-1 p.m.

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

 

Future in Life Sciences (FILS) Series

Bioinformatics, Modeling and Systems Biology Career Paths

Sept. 16th, 2014, 5:30-8 p.m.

MassBio Offices. 300 Tech Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA

Please click here for more information and to register.

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Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar

September 5-8, 2014, Vancouver

Registration is open for the AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar, Sept. 5-8 in Vancouver. The three-day seminar for junior faculty (senior clinical and research fellows, instructors, and assistant professors) and post-docs who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine provides participants with real-world guidance and tools for pursuing career advancement in academic medicine, developing key professional competencies, building grant writing and communication skills, and expanding their network of colleagues and role models. Additionally, faculty who are preparing a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Career Development K or R grant proposal can apply to attend the Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards, which is offered on the first day of this seminar and includes an individual meeting with the coach, followed by biweekly virtual group meetings to facilitate ongoing review and discussion. To learn more about both programs, click here.

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