All Upcoming Programs

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP
Professor and Chair, Health Policy and Management
Director, Public Health Dynamics Lab

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) primary grant mechanisms for supporting new and mid-career investigators is the Mentored Career Development Award (a.k.a. K Award). This workshop explores the range of K Award options available, provides an overview of the K Award application process and review criteria, and includes a step-by-step guide to preparing an outstanding and successful application. With the exception of the K99/R00 mechanism, K award applicants must be citizens of the US or permanent residents.

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 1:00pm - 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 

Friday, September 30, 2016

12:30 PM

Poster Set Up

1 to 2 PM

Keynote Speaker:
Steven L. Kanter, MD

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

2 to 3 PM

Poster Session showcasing educational scholarship | Submit an Abstract

3 to 4:45 PM

MED Talks describing educational innovations | View the Speakers

4:45 to 5:30 PM

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

5:30 to 7 PM

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

REGISTRATION

I am a member of the University community registering for Med Ed Day AND submitting an abstract.

► I am a member of the University community registering for Med Ed Day, but I am NOT submitting an abstract.

CONTACT

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


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.