Upcoming Events

  • October 23, 2014

    arrow-rightConference: Addressing Irreproducibility in Target Validation

    Location: 250 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA

    This one-day conference addresses a critical and timely topic in preclinical drug discovery which was succinctly stated in a recent article by Drs. Collins and Tabak (NIH): "A growing chorus of concern, from scientists and laypeople, contends that the complex system for ensuring the reproducibility of biomedical research is failing and is in need of restructuring." (Nature 505, 612–613,30 January 2014). The conference includes a series of talks and panels by industry, academic and government scientists, as well as editors from leading journals to lend perspective and brainstorm practical solutions. See the website for more information and to register.

  • October 23, 2014

    arrow-rightPromotions: Instructor to Assistant Professor

    Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Location: Shapiro 247, Shapiro Clinical Center, second floor, BIDMC

    Promotions: Instructor to Assistant Professor  – October 23, 2014
    Carol Bates, MD, assistant dean, Office for Faculty Affairs, HMS will discuss the professional requirements for promotion from instructor to assistant professor on October 23 from 3:30-5:00pm in Shapiro 247, Shapiro Clinical Center, second floor, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). On November 13 she will review the requirements for promotion from assistant to associate professor from 3:30-5:00pm in the Shapiro 10 Conference Room, Shapiro Clinical Center, tenth floor, BIDMC. Please see the website for more information, and contact Amber Lovendale to register.

  • October 30, 2014

    arrow-rightBoston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014

    Location: Seaport World Trade Center, Boston

    Boston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014 – October 30-31, 2014
    Taking on Tomorrow provides an engaging forum to build partnerships, accelerate innovations, and help reshape the future of pediatric medicine. The dynamic and comprehensive agenda gathers innovators, thought leaders, investors and more from across the globe to examine clinical, informatics and business opportunities in pediatric innovation. Taking on Tomorrow will also recognize pediatric innovators with two awards: the Lifetime Impact Award and the Rising Star Award. October 30-31, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston. For program details, award nomination information, and to register, visit Taking on Tomorrow.

  • October 31, 2014

    arrow-rightBoston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014

    Location: Seaport World Trade Center, Boston

    Boston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014 – October 30-31, 2014
    Taking on Tomorrow provides an engaging forum to build partnerships, accelerate innovations, and help reshape the future of pediatric medicine. The dynamic and comprehensive agenda gathers innovators, thought leaders, investors and more from across the globe to examine clinical, informatics and business opportunities in pediatric innovation. Taking on Tomorrow will also recognize pediatric innovators with two awards: the Lifetime Impact Award and the Rising Star Award. October 30-31, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston. For program details, award nomination information, and to register, visit Taking on Tomorrow.

  • November 3, 2014

    arrow-rightIntegrative Medicine Research Forum

    Time: 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Location:

    Integrative Medicine Research Forum - November 3, 2014

    The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine will host the Inaugural Integrative Medicine Research Forum at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, HMS, on November 3, from 12:00-6:30pm. Bringing together experts and practitioners with interests in integrative medicine research, this forum will find common ground, foster collaboration, and start to build a platform from which integrative medicine researchers, educators, and clinicians can speak with one voice. Please see the
    website for complete details.

  • November 10, 2014

    arrow-rightPinnacle Lecture Series: Organizational Leadership: Experiencing Empowerment through Authenticity

    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Location: Boston College

    Pinnacle Lecture Series: Organizational Leadership: Experiencing Empowerment through Authenticity – November 10, 2014
    Maureen E. Gormley, chief operating officer, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, will speak at the Boston College Pinnacle Lecture Series on the changing role of the nurse leader. November 10, 5:00pm, Yawkey Center, Murray Room, Boston College. For complete information and to register, please see the website.

  • November 13, 2014

    arrow-rightCancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes

    Location: Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Cancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes – November 13-14, 2014
    Through lectures with pre- and post-survey testing and interactive panel discussions, the Cancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes CME conference will educate providers who care for cancer survivors on our evolving understanding of the medical and psychosocial aspects of cancer survivorship, the latest research regarding prevention and management, and strategies for implementation in clinical practice to enhance a provider’s or practice’s ability to collaboratively provide high-quality care for cancer survivors. November 13-14, Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Registration is required.

  • November 13, 2014

    arrow-rightPromotions: Assistant to Associate Professor

    Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Location: Shapiro 247, Shapiro Clinical Center, second floor, BIDMC

    Promotions: Assistant to Associate Professor  –  November 13, 2014
    Carol Bates, MD, assistant dean, Office for Faculty Affairs, HMS will discuss the professional requirements for promotion from instructor to assistant professor on October 23 from 3:30-5:00pm in Shapiro 247, Shapiro Clinical Center, second floor, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). On November 13 she will review the requirements for promotion from assistant to associate professor from 3:30-5:00pm in the Shapiro 10 Conference Room, Shapiro Clinical Center, tenth floor, BIDMC. Please see the website for more information, and contact Amber Lovendale to register.

  • November 14, 2014

    arrow-rightCancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes

    Location: Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Cancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes – November 13-14, 2014
    Through lectures with pre- and post-survey testing and interactive panel discussions, the Cancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes CME conference will educate providers who care for cancer survivors on our evolving understanding of the medical and psychosocial aspects of cancer survivorship, the latest research regarding prevention and management, and strategies for implementation in clinical practice to enhance a provider’s or practice’s ability to collaboratively provide high-quality care for cancer survivors. November 13-14, Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Registration is required.

  • November 20, 2014

    arrow-rightBWH Research Day

    Location: BWH

    Brigham and Women's Hospital Research Day is a way to engage the hospital community, as well as the public, industry professionals, and invited guests, with the innovative and cutting-edge research that happens here every day. It is an opportunity for researchers in all fields and academic levels to share their discoveries and learn from others, while the entire event recognizes the achievement of so many outstanding members of the research community. Please see the website for details on this event.

  • November 20, 2014

    arrow-rightIntegrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function

    Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference, HMS

    Conference: Integrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function – November 20-21, 2014
    The 2014 PQG Conference: Integrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function will examine the use of evolutionary functional genomics, statistical genetics, and integrative approaches to understand the function of rare and common human alleles, as well as discuss the interdisciplinary challenges of data analysis involved. Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the poster session. Three abstracts will be selected to be presented as 15-minute platform talks. November 20-21, Joseph B. Martin Conference, HMS, Boston, MA. Please see the website for complete information and to register.

     

  • November 20, 2014

    arrow-rightNext Steps for Postdocs

    Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Location: Riesman Lecture Hall, Rabb building, second floor, BIDMC

    Next Steps for Postdocs – November 20, 2014
    Harveen Dhilllon, PhD, and Terry Maratos-Flier, director, Office of Academic Careers and Faculty Development, BIDMC, will discuss how postdocs who are interested in working in the industry should approach the job search. November 20, 3:30-5:00 pm, Riesman Lecture Hall, Rabb building, second floor, BIDMC. Please see the website for more information, and contact Amber Lovendale to register.

  • November 21, 2014

    arrow-rightIntegrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function

    Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference, HMS

    Conference: Integrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function – November 20-21, 2014
    The 2014 PQG Conference: Integrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function will examine the use of evolutionary functional genomics, statistical genetics, and integrative approaches to understand the function of rare and common human alleles, as well as discuss the interdisciplinary challenges of data analysis involved. Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the poster session. Three abstracts will be selected to be presented as 15-minute platform talks. November 20-21, Joseph B. Martin Conference, HMS, Boston, MA. Please see the website for complete information and to register.