If you’re serious about advancing your career in academic medicine, this free workshop is ideal for acquiring the practical knowledge needed to form a flexible strategy that will help you set and achieve your goals.
Apply for one of 40 spots at the AGA-AASLD Academic Skills Workshop – March 2-3, 2018, in Charlotte, NC. Applicants selected to participate will be given a $500 travel grant to help offset costs associated with attending the workshop.
You’ll be able to take advantage of unrivaled access to accomplished faculty with years of knowledge and proven success in their respective careers — each with unique backgrounds that include teaching hospitals to academic centers.
Featured topics include:
- Your First Academic Job — learn how health-care reform is impacting academic medicine and how to manage workplace expectations.
- Academic Medicine: Tracts and Pathways — learn about available opportunities and strategies that can lead to future promotions.
- Maximizing the Mentor/Mentee Relationship — find out how to get the most out of your mentor-mentee relationship to help with achieving career goals.
- Writing and Presentation Skills — acquire tips and strategies for writing grants and preparing, editing and submitting manuscripts.
- Career Development: Strategy and Funding — get information on early-career funding opportunities, including grants available for young investigators.
- NEW Hepatology Focused Session: Forecasting Research Needs in Basic Science and Clinical Outcomes Research — get in-depth into hepatology specific issues within academic careers in this town hall style session.
Applications are due no later than Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more details about the application, eligibility criteria and program, visit the Academic Skills Workshop website.