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2016 Professional Development

The Professional Development Sessions will be held on Friday, June 24th from 12:00-1:00pm.

How to Publish Manuscripts when English is a Second Language and Other Editorial Tips

Session Chair: Andrew Olshan
Panelist: Timothy L. Lash, Andreas Stang, Moyses Szklo

This session will provide advice for the development of manuscripts when English is a second language.  Factors such as the editorial process, manuscript organization and grammar review, responding to reviewer and editor comments, and other factors essential for a successful manuscript will be discussed. The panel will include the editors-in-chief of two major epidemiology journals.

Ask Me Anything

Session Chair: Bernard Harlow
Panelists: Michelle Williams, Robert Platt, J. Jaime Miranda

A forum for early and mid-career investigators to inquire about any aspect of professional development from an international panel of senior researchers and academicians from Canada, the United States, and South America. Bring your questions about any difficulties, concerns or challenges you’ve encountered during your developing career in Epidemiology. Our panel will provide advice and guidance that is discipline and country specific.

International/Alternative Career Paths

Session Chair:
Panelist: Matias Irarrazaval, Jessica Chubak, Dmitry Kissin, Carol Burns

This session will be a platform for early career professionals to gain exposure to the diverse career opportunities open to epidemiologists—in the Americas and beyond. Participants will gain an overview of the responsibilities, skills, work setting, and cultures of various settings and employers.