Career Development Seminars are workshops and presentations open to all trainees, faculty and staff on professional development, best practices, resources and guidelines pertaining to research. Seminars are offered periodically throughout the Fall and Spring semester.
Past topics have included:
- Building Effective Teams
- Career Development Plans
- Media Relations and Best Practices
- Team Science
Click on the links below to view videos for the following development sessions:
- “How to use your Critical and Creative Thinking skills to improve your grant submission and scientific writing: An experience as a mentor and career coach” – Lourdes E. Soto de Laurido, Ed.D, MPHE, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, August 29, 2023
- “Thriving in the Midst of Chaos: Time management strategies for navigating academic medicine” – Susan Johnson, MD, MS, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Ombudsperson, University of Iowa, August 30, 2022
- “Communicating You Science”, Alan Leshner, PhD, American Association for the Advancement of Science, April 2. 2019
- “Building and Working in Effective Teams”, Steve Miller, MD, Express Scripts, Inc., February 12, 2019
- “Using Mentoring and Individual Career Development Plans to Facilitate Career Success”, Bill Powderly, MD, Washington University, January 8, 2019
- “Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship in Biotech“, Mike Powell, PhD, Sofinnova Ventures, August 28, 2018
- “Team Science”, Steve Fiore, Ph.D., Professor, University of Central Florida, Cognitive Sciences Program, Departmenr of Philosophy and Institute for Simulation & Training, Director of Cognitive Science Laboratory, March 6, 2018
- “Biomedical Informatics: From Lab to Laptop”, Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, FACMI, Robert J. Terry Professor and Director, Institute for Informatics, Washington University School of Medicine, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Washington University of Engineering and Applied Science, November 14, 2017
- “Applying Efficient Learning Strategies“, Jennifer McKanry, Washington University, July 2017
- “Research Funding and Portfolio Diversification“, Brad Racette, MD, Stephanie Fritz, MD, Ana Maria Arbelaez, MD, Washington University, November 10, 2015
- “How Not to Use PowerPoint“, Ed Weisbart, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Washington University, August 25, 2015
- “Drug Discovery and Development: Extraordinary Opportunities in Uncertain Times”, Karen Seibert, PhD, Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Genetics, Director of Genomics and Pathology Services, Michael Kinch, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor and Director, Center for Research Innovation in Business, Washington University, January 13, 2015
- “Budget Management: Tips and advice on how to plan and manage your budget”, Dominic Reeds, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, WUSM, Phyllis Klein, Center for Clinical Studies & Center for Applied Research Sciences, WUSM, Alison Cahill, MD, MSCI, Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, WUSM, November 11, 2014
- “Thriving Amidst Chaos: Time Management Strategies for Navigating Academic Medicine”, Susan Johnson, MD, MS, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Ombudsperson, University of Iowa, August 26, 2014
- “Using Social Media in Clinical Research”, Kathleen Berchelmann, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UWSM, Rachel Komeshak, Supervisor of Web Marketing Services, Pediatric Computing Facility, WUSM, March 4, 2014
- “Why Didn’t I Think of That: Removing Barriers to Innovation”, Bill Shannon, PhD, MBA, Professor of Biostatistics in Medicine, WUSM, President/Founder, BioRankings, LLC, January 14, 2014
- “Community and Patient Engagement Research”, Nancy Schoenberg, PhD, Marion Pearsall Professor of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, September 10, 2013
Who can attend?
Seminars include residents, fellows and junior faculty enrolled in CRTC training programs, but are free and open to the Washington University community.
Contact and registration
Contact Mary Katherine Townsend, email@example.com, for any questions, to be added to the email list, or to register for an upcoming seminar.