The Mongan Institute offers an array of research seminars and training offerings. While some are open to the public or to all MGH faculty, others may require registration or membership in a specific center at the Mongan Institute, as noted in its description below. 

 

 

Research Seminars and Training

Lectures, Grand Rounds, and Invited Speakers

First Monday of each month, 12-1pm

Open to all.

Health Policy Grand Rounds

Launched by faculty member Karen Donelan, ScD, EdM, and sponsored by the Health Policy Research Center, this monthly event occurs on the main MGH campus and provides an opportunity to hear from leading individuals in health policy. Speakers from the past year include Stuart Altman, PhD, Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, and Cindy Friedman, MA State Senator. Please RSVP to HPRC@mgh.harvard.edu.

Quarterly

Open to all.

Stand Against Racism Events

The Disparities Solutions Center (DSC) co-sponsors Stand Against Racism™ events, a nationwide YWCA movement that brings people together from all walks of life to raise awareness and empower action towards eliminating racism. Find more information on the DSC website.

Annual Grand Rounds 

Open to all.

Haddad Lecture

Established in honor of Ernest M. Haddad, who served for 21 years as general counsel at the MGH and Partners HealthCare, the annual lecture features speakers who are experts on topics related to ethics, health policy, the health care environment, and health care delivery. Previous speakers include Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Director of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative, Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement, and Professor of the Practice in Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Subscribe to the Mongan Institute's monthly newsletter to stay informed of the next lecture or check our calendar of events

Annual Grand Rounds 

Open to all.

Blumenthal Lecture

Established in honor of David Blumenthal, MD, MPP, President of The Commonwealth Fund, the annual lecture highlights leaders in health policy. Previous speakers include Paula Johnson, MD, President of Wellesley College. Subscribe to the Mongan Institute's monthly newsletter to stay informed of the next lecture or check our calendar of events.

Research Education and Training

2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month, 12-1pm

Open to Mongan faculty and fellows.

Research in Progress Seminars

Launched by Ken Freedberg, MD, MSc, and co-hosted by Vicki Fung, PhD, and Zach Wallace, MD, MSc, these seminars are for Mongan-affiliated faculty and fellows to share research in various stages of progress and receive collegial and constructive feedback. Please RSVP to Colin Ponzani (CPONZANI@mgh.harvard.edu).

Monthly

Open to Mongan K awardees.

Next Generation Research Series

This series focuses on assisting junior faculty early career investigators in a group format and on presenting formative and developing work with the goal of achieving a K (research career development award), research project grants (R21, R32, R01), and related grants. Participants are encouraged to conduct "dry-runs" for feedback no presentations at large research meetings. The NextGen faculty include Stephen Bartels, MD, MS, Ingrid Bassett, MD, MPH, Andrea Ciaranello, MD, Jennifer Haas, MD, MSc, Ken Freedberg, MD, MSc, and Joshua Metlay, MD, PhD. Please RSVP to Jessica Pham (jpham4@mgh.harvard.edu).

3x annually

Open to Mongan K applicants.

Mock K Reviews

Led by Ken Freedberg, MD, MSc, this internal review process provides brief reviews and feedback to early career investigators before submitting K awards. Please contact Dr. Freedberg if you would like to participate. 

Second Wednesday of each month, 10-11am

Open to Mongan faculty and fellows.

Implementation Science Seminars

Led by Stephen Bartels, MD, MS, this year's topic is “Developing a Competitive Implementation Research Proposal." The format consists of group discussions of developing specific aims pages presented by seminar participants who are planning to submit (or considering) an implementation research proposal. In addition, we will briefly discuss relevant key research papers emphasizing equity-focused implementation science. In the event that we do not have a new/developing proposal to discuss, we will critique examples specific aims pages of funded implementation research proposals and related methods papers. Please RSVP to Alice Oh (yoh3@mgh.harvard.edu).

Archived

Open to all.

Disparities Solutions Center Webinar Series

The Disparities Solutions Center (DSC) offers recorded and archived webinars available on their website

Center-Specific Meetings

Cancer Outcomes Research Program Meeting

Monthly

Open to all.

Led by Jennifer Temel, MD. Contact Emily McNaughton.

CTEU/GI Fellows Research-in-Progress Seminar

Monthly

Open to all.

Contact person: Sohee Kwon, MD, MPH.

DGIM Gen Med Fellows Meeting

Weekly

Open to Gen Med fellows and faculty mentors.

Led by Travis Baggett, MD, MPH, and Danielle Fine, MD.

CEPAC Conference

3x Monthly

Open to MPEC members.

Contact person: Jaime Nangle.

Medical Practice Evaluation Center (MPEC)/ID Clinical Conference

Weekly

Open to ID faculty, fellows, and residents.

Led by Jennifer Startek, MSc.

Shared Decision Making Journal Club

Monthly

Open to Decision Sciences faculty/staff.

Contact person: Felisha Marques, MPH.

Epidemiology of DM/CVD/Obesity

Weekly

Open to all.

Led by James Meigs, MD, Anne Thorndike, MD, MPH, and Aaron Leong, MD, MSc.

Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit (CTEU) Research Seminars

2-3x Monthly

Open to all.

Contact person: Sohee Kwon, MD, MPH.

DGIM Research Faculty Meeting

Twice monthly

Open to DGIM faculty.

Led by Jennifer Haas, MD. 

HMS Fellowship in General Medicine Meetings

Weekly

Open to Gen Med fellows and faculty mentors.

Led by Jennifer Haas, MD. 

Monthly MPEC Meeting

Weekly

Open to ID faculty, fellows, and residents.

Contact person: Jaime Nangle. 

Global Health and Behavioral Medicine

Weekly

Open to Global Health/ Behavioral Medicine.

Led by Jessica Haberer, MD, MS, and Ingrid Bassett, MD, MPH.

Tobacco Research and Treatment Center (TRTC) Meetings

Twice monthly

Open to TRTC faculty and staff.

Led by Nancy Rigotti, MD. 

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