NEJM CareerCenter Launches Discussion Series with the American Physician Scientists Association

NEJM Group Open Forum Social ThumbnailStarting today, physicians, med students and healthcare professionals will have the chance to engage with talent from esteemed health institutions in “Spotlight on Physician Scientists,” a six-part online series of forums on Medstro, the social network for physicians and medical students.
Hosted by NEJM Group and NEJM CareerCenter, the series kicks off today with “Physician-Scientists Shaping American Healthcare” and includes featured guests from the National Institutes of Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Mayo Clinic in addition to TEDMED innovators. “Career Conversations” is hosted in collaboration with the American Physician Scientists Association (APSA), a trainee-led organization dedicated to addressing the needs of aspiring physician-scientists in training and career development.
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Pictured from left to right at APSA’s Annual Meeting: Lloyd Klickstein, MD, PhD; Chris Burrow, MD; Francis Collins, MD, PhD; Robert Califf, MD; Jennifer Kwan, MD, PhD.

The series, which focuses on the lives and careers of physician scientists, will continue with new topics introduced every Tuesday through August. Each discussion will last ten days. The complete schedule includes:

  • July 28: “Physician-Scientist Training: Current options and future changes”
  • August 4: “How Funding May Impact the Future of the Physician-Scientist”
  • August 11: “Succesful Physician-Scientist Mentor-Mentee Relationships”
  • August 18: “Physician-Scientist Transitions: How to take those next steps”
  • August 25: “The Role of Scientific Organizations in Training and Career”

Join the conversation today!

Paula Sokolska

Paula Sokolska

    Paula is a freelance science writer and strategic communications associate at Health Leads. Formerly a managing editor at MedTech Boston, she has a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University and has worked with the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, Boston Globe, Social Documentary Network, BU Today and several nonprofit organizations. She can be reached at paula.sokolska@gmail.com.

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