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2018 Academic Skills Workshop: Final Call for Applications

Oct. 25, 2017

Trainees and junior faculty interested in participating should apply no later than Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017.

The application deadline for the AGA-AASLD Academic Skills Workshop is less than a week away. Trainees and junior faculty interested in participating should apply no later than Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. 

Selected participants will be provided with the knowledge and know-how needed to successfully shape a career in academic gastroenterology/hepatology. Not only will participants leave the workshop with a clear understanding of academic processes, they'll also be able to develop a sound strategy that can help with setting and achieving career goals. 

Topics that will be covered at the workshop include:

  • Grant writing and manuscript preparation (writing, submitting and editing).
  • Identifying sources of funding for basic and clinical research.
  • Pathways, tracks and expectations in academic gastroenterology/hepatology.
  • Career development and more. 

Selection is highly competitive and only 40 candidates will be chosen to participate. All participants will be given a $500 travel grant to help offset costs associated with attending the workshop. 

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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