Session Title: "Tools to Distinguish Your Research: Presentation on ORCID, Pubmed, etc"

Learn how you can use existing library and other electronic tools to distinguish yourself and highlight the output of your work.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:  

  • Create an ORCID account and understand how your ORCID ID can help you distinguish yourself by allowing your publications to be easily identified.
  • Calculate your H-index.
  • Create a link to a PubMed search strategy that produces a list of your publications.
  • Use MyNCBI to create a bibliography and search alerts to your publications.

This activity is intended for faculty and faculty trainees.
Course Director: Miriam A. Bredella, MD

Presenter:  Daniel C. McCloskey, MLIS, Associate Director of Technical & Access Services at MGH’s Treadwell Library. He’s been a medical librarian for nearly 20 years, including the last 12 at Mass General. During his time at MGH, he’s helped hundreds of researchers and departments with questions about impact metrics (including H-index) and in constructing searches to identify their cumulative research output.

Course Director: Miriam A. Bredella, MD

For questions regarding the registration process, please contact Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development at

You may print individual certificates throughout the year; your cumulative list of sessions attended is accessible on your transcript.


Mass General Brigham is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
11/02/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Zoom Webinar
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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