Early Career Forum

Program: Pre-Conference Events
Session
Wednesday, March 4, 2015: 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
**This session is eligible for CME credit**

Registration is required for this session:
Workshop registration and ENDO meeting registration will be waived for travel award recipients. For individuals who do not receive a travel award, a registration fee of $125 will apply.

Advances in Obesity Research: Panel and Twitter Chat supported by Merck & Co., Inc.

The Early Career Forum is an opportunity for select postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, medical students, and graduate students to interact with their peers and recognized experts in the endocrine community. The program includes plenary lectures on translational endocrine research and two concurrent tracks of educational sessions.

7:30 – 8:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 AM
Welcome and Overview

8:15 – 8:55 AM
Plenary Lecture: Bench to Bedside and Back Again

9:00 – 9:55 AM
Careers Symposia:

  • Clinical: How Did I Get Here? A Personal Journey
  • Basic Science: Career Choices — What Are Your Options?

10:05 – 11:00 AM (Careers Sessions repeat at 11:05 AM – 12:00 PM)

CLINICAL RESEARCH AND CLINICIAN EDUCATOR BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Session A: Careers in Industry Panel (Joint Breakout Session)
  • Session B: Careers in Clinical Investigation
  • Session C: Careers in Private Practice
  • Session D: Careers in Advocacy (Joint Breakout Session)

BASIC SCIENCE BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Session A: Careers in Industry Panel (Joint Breakout Session)
  • Session E: Training as a post-doc, at a large university, a liberal arts, college, or community college 
  • Session F: Careers in Government and Science Policy
  • Session D: Careers in Advocacy (Joint Breakout Session)

12:00 – 1:30 PM

Lunch and Career-Life Balance Discussion Groups

1:30 – 2:30 PM
Plenary Lecture: Panel Discussion on Obesity

2:45 – 3:40 PM (Skills sessions repeat at 3:45 – 4:40 PM)

CLINICAL SKILLS BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Session A: Tips and Tools for Planning The Next Steps: CV, Job Search, etc...
  • Session B: Developing Clinical Teaching Skills
  • Session C: Negotiations in Clinical Research and Private Practice
  • Session D: Tips for Getting Your Work Published (Joint Breakout Session)

BASIC SCIENCE SKILLS BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Session E: Tips and Tools for next steps: CV, Interviewing and job seminars
  • Session F: Transitioning from PhD to Post-Doc and Beyond
  • Session G: Funding Opportunities and Grant Writing for International Trainees
  • Session D: Tips for Getting Your Work Published (Joint Breakout Session)

4:50 – 5:20 PM
Endocrine Society Networking and Service Opportunities

5:20 – 5:30 PM

ENDO A to Z: How to Get the Most Learning Possible from Attending the Annual Meeting

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