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Insight on Building a Career in Academic Medicine

Oct. 17, 2017

Trainees and junior faculty can receive practical knowledge on shaping a career in academic medicine at the 2018 Academic Skills Workshop.

Trainees and junior faculty are encouraged to apply for an opportunity to attend the AGA-AASLD Academic Skills Workshop, taking place March 2 and 3, 2018, in Charlotte, NC. This is a chance to get insight from accomplished faculty on what it takes to successfully shape a career in academic gastroenterology/hepatology. 

The workshop will address topics such as:

  • Your First Academic Job — Learn how changes in health care reimbursement are impacting academic medicine and discover how to manage personal and workplace expectations.
  • Academic Medicine: Tracks 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 short- and long-term 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.
  • Forecasting Needs in Hepatology Research — A look at basic and clinical research needs in hepatology. 

Forty candidates will be selected to participate in the workshop and all interested candidates must be a member of either AGA or AASLD. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017.

Visit the Academic Skills Worskhop website for more information and application details.

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