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Institutional Events and Research Calendar

September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Event Type Education / Training
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Research Career & Writing Group "K-Club"

Research Career & Writing Group "K-Club"

The UMCCTS Research Career & Writing Group (K-Club) was established in 2007. Most individuals who participate and apply for a research career award have been very successful in getting funded (>80% success). K-Club meets every other week to provide information and feedback on academic career development and on preparing a Research Career Award application (NIH K Awards, VA Research Career Awards, CTSA K grants, etc.).

Participants will receive:

  • Feedback on CV development
  • Help on preparing NIH biosketches
  • Support on creating yearly career development plans
  • Individualized help on developing career goals and a program of research
  • Support with writing the career development grant application
  • Guidance on selecting and working with primary and secondary mentors (if needed)

Of note, Mock Board Review sessions and review of prior grant applications / NIH review committee feedback are available. Outstanding senior mentors, including Drs. Nancy Byatt, Mihaela Stefan, and Ekaterina Pivovarova attend the meetings and provide complementary information and perspectives.

** Meetings are held every other week on Wednesday from 4-5PM.

For more information visit:  https://www.umassmed.edu/ccts/education/k-club/

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Event Type Education / Training
Clinical Research Professionals Group (CRPG)
Time: 12:00 PM

Clinical Research Professionals Group (CRPG) consists of clinical research staff throughout the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), including Principal Investigators, Study Coordinators, Research Nurses, Administrators, and others. All research staff are invited to be part of the CRPG regardless of their role or background in clinical research.

CRPG members are kept informed via email announcements of pertinent changes or new developments. In addition, CRPG meets once per month. Meetings are a forum for presentations and discussion on a variety of topics including:

-  enhancing the protection of human subjects in research

-  best practices in clinical research

-  policies and procedures related to the implementation of human subjects research

Today's meeting is at noon.

If you are interested in being part of the CRPG, please email HRPeducation@umassmed.edu to be added to the email distribution list.

https://www.umassmed.edu/ccts/research-resources/qa-qi-education/hrpp-clinical-research-professionals-group/ 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Event Type Education / Training
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Research Career & Writing Group "K-Club"

Research Career & Writing Group "K-Club"

The UMCCTS Research Career & Writing Group (K-Club) was established in 2007. Most individuals who participate and apply for a research career award have been very successful in getting funded (>80% success). K-Club meets every other week to provide information and feedback on academic career development and on preparing a Research Career Award application (NIH K Awards, VA Research Career Awards, CTSA K grants, etc.).

Participants will receive:

  • Feedback on CV development
  • Help on preparing NIH biosketches
  • Support on creating yearly career development plans
  • Individualized help on developing career goals and a program of research
  • Support with writing the career development grant application
  • Guidance on selecting and working with primary and secondary mentors (if needed)

Of note, Mock Board Review sessions and review of prior grant applications / NIH review committee feedback are available. Outstanding senior mentors, including Drs. Nancy Byatt, Mihaela Stefan, and Ekaterina Pivovarova attend the meetings and provide complementary information and perspectives.

** Meetings are held every other week on Wednesday from 4-5PM.

For more information visit:  https://www.umassmed.edu/ccts/education/k-club/