Education for Researchers
Various education opportunities are available to researchers through Partners affiliates:
- Brigham and Women’s Center for Clinical Investigation – The Center for Clinical Investigation (CCI) offers education services designed to promote high quality clinical research at BWH. Courses and workshops are designed for those new to clinical research as well as continuing education for all clinical research staff who want to increase their knowledge regarding good clinical practices and current methods.
- Brigham and Women's Hospital Biomedical Research Institute (BRI) – Established in 2005, the mission of the BRI is to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery by fostering groundbreaking, interdepartmental and interdisciplinary research within the hospital's research community, as well as to provide a clear voice both within the hospital and outside its walls, for all researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
- Brigham and Women's Center for Faculty Development & Diversity – The Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (CFDD) provides comprehensive strategies and support for career advancement and professional development of all faculty and fellows at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
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- Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Research Program (CRP) – The MGH Clinical Research Program (CRP) is an initiative to enhance professional and career development of clinical investigators and the quality and quantity of clinical research at MGH. The MGH Clinical Research Program (CRP) provides support for investigators and study teams, advice and guidance for study participants, and education for all involved in clinical research to ensure best clinical research practices
- Massachusetts General Hospital Executive Committee on Research – The Executive Committee On Research (ECOR) offers Formulaic Bridge Funding Support to assist MGH Principal Investigators with salary and fringe benefit support and supplies during a lapse or delay in the principal investigator’s research funding from the NIH. To be eligible for Formulaic Bridge Funding, applicants must have applied as a PI for an NIH grant to support an independent, long-term research program, e.g. R01, R21, U01, P01. A PI can only submit one application per grant review cycle. The PI must also indicate if she/he, or another PI on the project, has received any previous funding from ECOR.
- Research Management Training and Workforce Development – Research Management’s Training and Workforce Development team strives to meet the training needs of the research community at BWH, MGH, McLean and Spaulding. The team’s goal is to provide the technical knowledge required by Principal Investigators (PIs), Department Administrators (DAs) and RM employees to facilitate the ongoing administrative and financial requirements of sponsored research projects within Partners.
- Harvard Medical Community Events Calendar – Online event calendar to Harvard Medical Community searchable by specific listing, by discipline or location.
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