Listed below in chronological order are events hosted by The Mongan Institute or our partners. Visit this page to stay updated, or sign up for our monthly newsletter.
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children 2020 Pediatric Global Health Summit: Human Migration and Child Health
Tuesday, October 20 - Wednesday, October 21, 2020
8:00am - 2:30pm ET
The MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s Division of Global Health, the Center for Global Health, and Center for Social Justice and Health Equity are pleased to invite you to the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children 2020 Pediatric Global Health Summit: Human Migration and Child Health, which will take place online on Tuesday 10/20 from 8am to 1:30pm and Wednesday 10/21 from 8 am to 2:30pm. This virtual conference will bring together a diverse group of clinicians, scientists, and policy advocates and foster new opportunities for collaboration and efforts to improve the health of children who are impacted by migration. Mongan faculty Maggie Alegria, PhD, Kiara Alvarez, PhD, and Altaf Saadi, MD, MSc, will be among the speakers at the summit.
MGH Health Policy Grand Rounds with Marcella Alsan, MD, PhD: "Does Diversity Matter for Health?"
Monday, November 2, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Co-sponsored by the Disparities Solutions Center, the Health Policy Research Center presents MGH Health Policy Grand Rounds with Marcella Alsan, MD, PhD. Dr. Alsan is a Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and will give a talk titled "Does Diversity Matter for Health?" She is also the author of "Does Diversity Matter for Health? Experimental Evidence from Oakland" in the American Economic Review and a researcher on "Prescribing Food as Medicine among Individuals Experiencing Diabetes and Food Insecurity in the United States" at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. Please RSVP to HPRC@mgh.harvard.edu.
MGH Career Development Program in Substance Use and Addiction Medicine
Deadline: Friday, November 13, 2020
We are delighted to announce a new round of funding for post-doctoral clinician scientists and junior faculty to receive support for training and career development in Substance Use and Addiction Medicine. Drs. Nancy Rigotti and Eden Evins (Principal Investigators) oversee the NIH-sponsored K12 career development grant from the NIH National Institute of Drug Abuse called the Career Development Program in Substance Use and Addiction Medicine. The program, a collaboration of the MGH Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, offers a multidisciplinary clinical research training program based at MGH and Harvard Medical School.
Scholars will be sponsored for 2-3 years of salary, project support and intensive mentored research training and career development with Harvard faculty in basic, translational, or clinical aspects of research in addiction medicine. The program will support (1) advanced education and training in research methods relevant to a scholar’s area of interest, and (2) a mentored research experience in the addiction research programs at MGH or affiliated hospitals and institutions.
Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University
Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University (CFF) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2021-2022 year. The Fellowship is designed to prepare physician-leaders who will, over time, improve the capacity of the health care system to promote policies and practices that improve minority, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations’ access to high quality care. The program provides strong academic training and coursework, including an MPH or MPA, for highly qualified physicians, and enhances the leadership ability of physicians, offering them substantive knowledge in health policy and management, while creating a network of physician-leaders capable of advancing successfully among the public, nonprofit, and academic sectors.