Achieving Successful and Productive Academic Research Careers (SPARC) Second Annual Conference: Building Your Academic Portfolio (part1&2)

PART I: Speakers:

The Role of Mentoring in Building your Academic Portfolio

J.P. Sanchez, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

What is the Strength of your Networks? Building your Academic Portfolio through Developing Networks

Bernice B. Rumala, PhD, MA, EdM., MPhil

The Rockefeller University

Moving Beyond Promotions: Why is Dissemination Important?

Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, MS

Weill Cornell Medical College PART II: Panel 1: Productivity in Publishing Papers a) How to write a winning abstract

Laura Liberman, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center b) Manuscripts: what are journals looking for?

Olaf Andersen, MD

Weill Cornell Medical College c) Writing Groups and Negotiating Authorship

Dennis J. Spencer, MD-PhD candidate

Tri-institutional MD-PhD Program d) Publishing from a Student Perspective

Nicole Ramsey, MD-PhD candidate

Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Panel 2: Media Communications – Communicating your Research to a Broader Audience Through the Media a) The elevator pitch

Joe Bonner

Director of Communications and Public Affairs, The Rockefeller University b) “Do’s and Don’ts” of Communicating with the Media MSKCC

Christine Hickey

Director of Communications c) What does your online presence say about your academic portfolio?

Myrna Manner

Vice President and Chief Public Affairs Officer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital / Vice Provost, Weill Cornell Medical College Office of Public Affairs Panel 3: Grants – The art, Science, and Politics of Good Grantsmanship a) Navigating the pathway to grants

Olaf Andersen, MD

b) Personal success stories and tips for obtaining grants from K to R awards, private foundations c) Loan Repayment and much more… Sponsors:
The Rockefeller University
Weill Cornell Medical College
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Date: Thursday, June 21st, 2012

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