Individuals, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Welcome to the Scholarship and Research Resources section of Faculty Compass.
In this section you will find resources, policies, and procedures for doing scholarship and research at the Institute. There is also a listing of current faculty research grants at the Institute, a review of the MGH Institute's Scholarship Model, and instructions about how to apply for the annual grant competition for IHP faculty.
Efforts to expand research activity are ongoing and comprise an important part of the Institute’s vision and strategic plan. This section is designed to support these efforts and we welcome your feedback about how it can be further improved.
The Institute’s Library site gives you access to databases for searching the literature, plus guides and tutorials to help you learn to use them, including this Survival Guide.
The Institute offers access to SPSS Statistics on all of the classroom computers. Contact the MGH Institute Help Desk with questions. For a quick orientation to SPSS, watch this video introduction.
American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA):
Grant writingGrant reviewAnnual grant competition for IHP Faculty
The IHP has an annual grant competition for faculty. This Faculty Research Fellowship Grant program is designed to encourage faculty to develop a program of research in their areas of interest. The program supports faculty efforts to achieve external funding for their research program by providing a $10,000 research grant to conduct pilot studies that serve as preliminary data for subsequent efforts.
Finding participants for your research
IHP faculty are eligible to access the following participant data registries but you may need to contact our Research Office prior to access.
MGH IHP RedCap Participant Database Registry
Research Information Science and Computing (RISC)Communicating your scholarship
Find a journal: The Journal/Author Name Estimator (JANE) will take a paper title or abstract and search PUBMED to make recommendations on journals publishing similar work or other relevant articles.
IHP Research News Online Form: Complete this form whenever you have received a research award of published scholarship. The Office of Strategic Communications will coordinate with you to send out press releases and create copy on the IHP website.
Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC): Elevator Pitch
Resources for mentoring
MGH Institute of Health Professions Research Mentoring Program (RaMP) - The goals of the RaMP are to (1) provide information and skills needed to advance the research careers of MGH IHP faculty and (2) to help our faculty establish a grant-supported research career. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please see the RaMP Guide and Grant Development Plan.
MentorNet: A division of great minds in STEM
Policies and procedures
Institutional policies and procedures for research at MGH Institute of Health Professions are overseen by the Office of the Provost. The Director of Research Programs is Jordan R. Green, PhD, CCC-SLP.
Management of grants at the MGH Institute is provided by Michael Moody, Senior Grant Administrator, Office of the Provost.
View policies and procedures for:
Research Ethics Consultation – The Mass General Research Institute's Division of Clinical Research offers Research Ethics Consultations to help plan and conduct human subjects research and the IRB review process.
CITI Human Subjects Training and NIH GCP Training – All Mass General Brigham & Affiliates' research Study Staff, and all individuals participating in the conduct of human subject research must complete, or have completed at a MGB or other institution, the following courses/exams before they can be listed as study staff on a human subjects research protocol:
The Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel BASIC Course; or
The Social & Behavioral Research BASIC Course; or
The Good Clinical Practices Research BASIC Course