A number of offices within Partners play a role in the administration of research projects. Read on to learn more about these groups within Partners HealthCare and their responsibilities.
Find information here about the benefits and services available to you as a PHS employee, as well as information about the PHS Human Resources group.
Partners International Office (PIO) provides immigration services for international staff at the BWH, MGH, McLean, North Shore Medical Center and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospitals.
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the legal counsel to Partners and its affiliated organizations and has overall responsibility for all legal work arising from their activities.
The Office for Interactions with Industry (OII) oversees, administers, and educates staff about all policies relating to interactions with industry and conflicts of interest. While valuable and encouraged by Partners, relationships with industry can raise the concern that the financial and other aspects of the relationship may create conflicts of interest that can bias, or appear to bias, how Partners and individuals at Partners carry out their charitable activities. OII facilitates the establishment of relationships with industry in such a way that minimize the risk of bias.
Partners Materials Management Department provides customer service for purchasing, Accounts Payable (A/P), contracts, vendor management, materials management and eBuy for the Partners hospitals and the Partners research community.