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Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm
11th Floor Scaife Hall

The First Annual Med Ed Day celebrates the educational innovations and scholarship of students, fellows, residents, and faculty across all Schools of the Health Sciences. The event is sponsored by the UPSOM Academy of Master Educators (AME), in partnership with the Office of Faculty Affairs, UPSOM Office of the Vice Dean and the Office of Academic Career Development.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE *UPDATED*

Friday, September 30, 2016

12 to 1 PM | Scaife Hall Lecture Room 5

Keynote Speaker:
Steven L. Kanter, MD

Dean, University of Missouri-Kansas City, SOM, Former Vice Dean, University of Pittsburgh, SOM | View Biography  

1 PM | Remainder of Program on 11th Floor Scaife Hall, UPMC Conference Center

Registration Opens

1:30 to 2:30 PM

FIRST Poster Session showcasing educational scholarship 

2:30 to 4:15 PM

MED Talks describing educational innovations | View the Speakers

4:30 to 5:30 PM

Educational Resource Fair featuring SOM and University-wide resource support for Educator Development 

5:30 to 6:30 PM

SECOND Poster Session showcasing educational scholarship

5:30 to 7 PM

AME Networking Reception
Meet the attendees, presenters, and members of the AME 

PROGRAM BOOK

Download the 2016 Med Ed Day Program Book >

REGISTRATION

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CONTACT

UPSOM Office of the Vice Dean
Phone: (412) 648-9000


Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Derek M. Miller, PhD
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Title of This Month's Talk:

"Reticular Formation Neurons with Vestibular Inputs Respond to Hindlimb Movement"

To learn more about the speaker, click here.

Postdoc to Postdoc is a forum for postdocs to practice their scientific presentation skills to an audience of fellow postdocs. These are scheduled monthly, and complimentary lunch and beverages are provided for those who register in advance.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2016 12:30 PM 10/19/2016 01:30 PM America/New_York Postdoc to Postdoc "Reticular formation neurons with vestibular inputs respond to hindlimb movement" by Derek M. Miller, PhD S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 10/19/2016 University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Alumni Hall, Auditorium and Cathedral Views Gallery, 7th floor
Dennis Yablonsky
CEO, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

This interactive workshop, presented by the Office of Academic Career Development–Health Sciences and the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association, is designed to bolster the professional development of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students by providing practical input for discovering emerging opportunities in today’s job market. The featured guest speaker, Dennis Yablonsky, Chief Executive Officer of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its Affiliates – the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, the Pennsylvania Economy League of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, will be joined by professionals from science-related fields who will facilitate roundtable discussions about career prospects in a variety of
employment settings.

Register for the SCIENCE2016 Career Symposium >

Add to Calendar 10/19/2016 03:00 PM 10/19/2016 05:00 PM America/New_York SCIENCE2016 Career Symposium This interactive workshop is designed to bolster the professional development of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students by providing practical input for discovering emerging opportunities in today’s job market. Alumni Hall, 7th Floor 10/19/2016 Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Brooke LaFlamme, PhD
Senior Editor, Nature Genetics

This presentation will provide an overview of the editorial process at Nature Genetics, including how they prioritize papers in their current focus areas and how the publication process works at scientific journals more generally. Dr. LaFlamme will discuss how to best organize and present your manuscript prior to submission, from an editor’s perspective.

Learn More About Our Speaker >

Add to Calendar 10/26/2016 03:00 PM 10/26/2016 5:00 PM America/New_York The Scientific Publication Process: An Editor's Perspective This presentation will provide an overview of the editorial process at Nature Genetics, including how they prioritize papers in their current focus areas and how the publication process works at scientific journals more generally. Dr. LaFlamme will discuss how to best organize and present your manuscript prior to submission, from an editor’s perspective. S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower MM/DD/YYYY aNhizTZmrziWHUSRwmVQ18446

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:30am - 10:30am
S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Brooke LaFlamme, PhD
Senior Editor, Nature Genetics

This presentation will provide an overview of the editorial process at Nature Genetics, including how we prioritize papers in our current focus areas. Dr. LaFlamme will discuss specific case studies and provide advice for how to prepare your manuscript for priority at your target journal. Finally, she will briefly introduce some of the current and ongoing initiatives at Nature journals that are aimed at providing the highest quality author and referee services.  

Learn More About Our Speaker >

Add to Calendar 10/27/2016 08:30 AM 10/27/2016 10:30 AM America/New_York Workshop: Publishing in High-Impact Journals: An Editor's Perspective S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 10/27/2016 Office of Academic Career Development

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:30am - 10:30am
S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Bruce A. Freeman, PhD
Irwin Fridovich Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Peter A. Friedman, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Securing research funding in the present economic climate requires more than producing good science – you must communicate transformative objectives within the context of a highly competitive research proposal. This workshop takes the mystery out of grant preparation and provides a pathway for success.

Learn More about Bruce Freeman and Peter Friedman >

Add to Calendar 11/3/2016 08:30 AM 11/3/2016 10:30 AM America/New_York Developing Competitive Grant Applications Securing research funding in the present economic climate requires more than producing good science – you must communicate transformative objectives within the context of a highly competitive research proposal. This workshop takes the mystery out of grant preparation and provides a pathway for success. S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower MM/DD/YYYY aNhizTZmrziWHUSRwmVQ18446

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
John D. Merriman, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate, School of Nursing

The development of a Career Development Plan (also known as an Individual Development Plan –IDP) is a critical component of your advanced training. Join a panel of your peers as they share how they used their career development plans to stay focused upon their career goals. A significant portion of the session will be devoted to addressing questions posed by members of the audience.

Add to Calendar 11/17/2016 03:00 PM 11/17/2016 05:00 PM America/New_York Career Development Plan: A Purposeful Approach to Achieving Your Career Goals The development of a Career Development Plan (also known as an Individual Development Plan –IDP) is a critical component of your advanced training. Join a panel of your peers as they share how they used their career development plans to stay focused upon their career goals. A significant portion of the session will be devoted to addressing questions posed by members of the audience. S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower MM/DD/YYYY aNhizTZmrziWHUSRwmVQ18446