Posts Tagged ‘professional development’

Apply for the Fulbright Scholar Program by Aug. 1

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Core Competition is now open. This program supports activities and projects that recognize and promote the critical relationship between educational exchange and international understanding, offering nearly 500 teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Several new program models have been recently introduced to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals with more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants. Awards are 2 to 12 months in length. A full list of … Read More

Fall Vollum writing class starts Sept. 30

The Vollum Writing Class is a six-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage Strategies for revising Dealing with writer’s block and time management Best practices for … Read More

Information sessions on Graduate Programs in Healthcare Management

OHSU’s Division of Management team has organized two upcoming information sessions on Graduate Programs in Healthcare Management: Master of Science in Healthcare Management Wednesday, April 10 from 5:30-6:30 pm Center for Heatlh and Healing, E. Paul Kirk Conference Center This 52-credit program is geared toward those working on the front lines of management in the healthcare industry. The program focuses on learning and applying management techniques in the workplace. OHSU-PSU Joint MBA Healthcare Management Wednesday, … Read More

Right Brain Workout: Harness the power of creative thinking through play!

“Creativity is, by its nature, propulsion” – Robert J. Sternberg, Ph.D. Featuring activities promoting right brain activity, the Right Brain Workout series offers a positive, supportive, respectful, and fun atmosphere to stimulate your mind and enhance your problem solving skills. Each series consists of three 90-minute sessions where you can utilize the time and space to develop your ideas by exploring your creative side. This series of is offered twice per year at no cost to … Read More

Kick Off 2013 with Research Administration Classes!

Launch into 2013 with a great line-up of learning opportunities from Research Administration Training & Education (RATE). January classes start as early as next week. Which of these fits your needs? Click the links below to view more information about each offering, including class times. Tuesday, January 8 Clinical Trials Administration: Post-award Finance Training Grants & Fellowships Thursday, January 10 RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration Thursday, January 17 Research Administration Information Network (RAIN) InfoEd & … Read More

Welcoming and Supporting Your International Employees, Sept. 25

Seats are still available! Do you hire and manage international employees at OHSU?  Are you interested in learning more about best practices for supporting them as productive, high-contributing team members? If so, please join us for Welcoming and Supporting Your International Employees. This course will help you develop skills for communicating and managing across cultures and creating a workplace environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. After this course managers will be better able to: Support … Read More

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