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Learn the skills needed to lead and manage a research team successfully. Leadership Strategies for the Researcher
At a glance
Opportunity for
  • Junior principal investigators and emerging clinician-researchers to build their leadership and management skills.
  • MD and/or PhD involved in clinical research
  • Instructors or assistant professors currently leading research teams
Time commitment
  • Two days
Session dates
  • June 11-12, 2020
The application process is closed.

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, the Harvard Catalyst Postgraduate Education Program will suspend all in-person programming for spring 2020, including the Leadership Strategies for the Researcher course on June 11-12.

In the meantime, Harvard Catalyst is proud to announce the launch of Building a Successful C/T Research Career: A Webinar Series on Leadership, Communications, and Mentoring, occurring weekly from April to May, 2020.

Leadership Strategies for the Researcher helps prepare clinical and translational investigators as they face the challenges inherent in establishing a research program. This two-day course features both interactive and didactic sessions, with a focus on best practices in leading and managing a team, and navigating a career path in research.

Session topics include:

  • Developing a personal strategy
  • Managing grant finances
  • Managing projects
  • Negotiation
  • Communication styles and strategies
  • Managing meetings
  • Resolving conflict
  • Hiring, managing, and terminating team members

The Harvard Catalyst Education Program is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Participants will be informed of any pre-course work requirements at least one week in advance of the course.