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Build Your Career in Academic Medicine

Sept. 13, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the March 2018 Academic Skills Workshop. Travel grants are available for all participants.

Led by an accomplished faculty with diverse career paths, the Academic Skills Workshop is a unique opportunity for trainees and junior faculty to learn exactly what's needed for building a successful career in academic medicine. Participants will be provided with the practical knowledge needed to form a flexible strategy that can help with setting and achieving career goals. Each participant will be given a $500 travel grant to help with the cost of airfare and accommodations.

Topics that will be covered at the workshop include:

  • Grant writing and composing scientific manuscripts for publication.
  • Identifying sources of funding for basic GI science and clinical research.
  • Pathways, tracks, and expectations in academic medicine.
  • Career development and much more.

Interested candidates must submit an application to be considered for participation. Selection is highly competitive and only 40 candidates will be chosen to participate. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017.

Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit the Academic Skills Workshop website to learn more about the program and application details.

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