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Career Discussions


Organized by the Associate Member Council (AMC), Career Discussions are informal networking and discussion opportunities during which early-career researchers meet with recently transitioned physician-scientist and junior faculty/equivalent to obtain advice for career transition and professional success. 

In Transition: From Early-career Researcher to Leader  

Thursday, May 20, 11:45 am-12:30 pm

During the session speakers will provide early-career researchers with advice and guidance on ways they can become recognized as leaders within their field and within their current position (either academia or other). 

Careers and Collaborations in Academia and Industry

Thursday, May 20, 12:45 pm-1:30 pm

During this session, speakers will address how to initiate and establish a successful collaboration, differences between these approaches for academia and industry, how to identify and avoid red flags for bad collaborations, and how to deal with unsuccessful collaborations. The industry speaker will also address their career industry.