Research Technical Lunch

Are you looking for an opportunity to interact with Partners Corporate IT to ask questions and express concerns? Or are you interested in sharing technical questions and solutions with colleagues in research IT and from external institutions?

If so, join us at The Research Technical Lunches:

  • Monthly with a break in July and August
  • ​Two ways to attend: 
  • Lunch is provided at Assembly Row

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Where, when:

  • Partners HealthCare Assembly Row Building, Somerville, MA, details on room change monthly
  • Remote via Microsoft Teams  
  • ​First or last  Thursday of the month, 12noon to 2:00pm 

The Research Tech Lunches feature:

  • Announcements: service offerings and changes, staffing updates, upcoming presentations
  • Partners Corporate IT presentations on services and technologies that research IT personnel can leverage
  • Opportunities for research IT personnel to express service concerns and needs to Partners Corporate IT
  • A venue for research IT personnel to present their own innovations and infrastructure to their peers
  • ​Opportunities for outside scientists, institutions and companies to share knowledge and innovations

The Next Research Tech Lunch 

This meeting is canceled. These topics will be covered in a future meeting.

Time: 12:00-2:00p.m.
Location: Assembly Room B and Microsoft Teams only, no Prudential, details in invite
​​Topics and Speakers:​

  • Mass General Brigham system strategy and the current process underway for implementation planning presented by Jeff Weiss, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer at Partners HealthCare. Questions, and, time permitting, some input from the group into the implementation planning process will be welcome.
  • The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP): Leaning Forward presented by Martha F. Jones, Vice President, Human Research Affairs (HRA). HRA is undertaking a process improvement project focused on the Institutional Review Boards (IRB), IRB operations, and ancillary review processes. Ms. Jones will discuss how application of Lean methods are being used to streamline the research review and approval processes and improve support for the research community. Significant changes to the Insight IRB module will be discussed and how these are creating an infrastructure to support an efficient and effective research oversight system.

View past Research Tech Lunch presentations online. You will need to log into the site with your Partners credentials.


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