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.

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Add to Calendar 09/14/2016 03:00 PM 09/14/2016 5:00 PM America/New_York Know Your K: Writing a Successful Career Development Award Application 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. S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower MM/DD/YYYY aNhizTZmrziWHUSRwmVQ18446

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Joan J. Anson, MS Ed, PC
Director of Career Services, Student Affairs
Graduate School of Public Health

How does one prepare written documents that communicate relevant experience to those who offer employment outside of the Academy? This workshop will reveal and explore strategies used to effectively prepare and market oneself to those in industry, government and non-profit organizations. 

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Add to Calendar 09/20/2016 03:00 PM 09/20/2016 5:00 PM America/New_York CV to Resume: What Employers Look For This workshop will reveal and explore strategies used to effectively prepare and market oneself to those in industry, government and non-profit organizations. S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower MM/DD/YYYY aNhizTZmrziWHUSRwmVQ18446

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


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.

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, 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.

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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