This workshop is a total well-being approach to managing stress through SKY meditation. Participants will be guided through evidence-based breathing techniques for relaxation. After these initial relaxation techniques, the course leader will guide participants through a 20-minute meditation, with time for reflection afterwards.
Are you ready to take the next step with your finances as a graduate student or postdoc? Do you want to learn how to allocate your money more optimally, break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, build up savings, and/or begin investing? This seminar teaches graduate students who receive stipends and postdocs how they can develop positive lifelong financial habits and increase their net...
[2:30 pm - 3:25 pm] Meet the Individual Development Plan (IDP)
Speaker: JIm Gould, Ph.D. (HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows)
The Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a mentoring tool that links research goals with career development and progress towards independence. It is meant to foster an ongoing and recurring discussion that involves evaluation, goal setting and feedback with input from both postdoc and faculty mentor. The NIH encourages trainees to make Individualized Development Plans to help them prepare for academic and...
Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training — which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
Applying to PhD Programs: Preparing Competitive Applications for Life Sciences Doctoral Programs and What to Expect from Doctoral Training
WORKSHOP. 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Jason Heustis (Program in Graduate Education)
Davie Van Vactor (Professor of Cell Biology)
Presentation on finding and assessing prospective schools, the components of a typical application (and their relative importance), crafting an effective personal statement and an effective CV, what to expect from doctoral training, career options for PhD holders and...
Modell Atrium (210 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115)
HMS Master's students are invited to attend a "Meet the Deans Happy Hour" where there will be beverages and light food in mixer with HMS Dean of Graduate Education Rosalind Segal, M.D., Ph.D., and Johanna Gutlerner, Ph.D.
This event follows the series of events on "Applying to Medical School" in Modell 100A. This is a reception to continue conversations from these workshops but also open to all HMS Master's students.