February 12, 2021 - 12:00 - 5:15 ET
Scholars and Mentors from all Career Development programs were invited
This annual symposium is organized by the UNC and Duke/NCCU Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH-K12) and Women’s Reproductive Health Research (WRHR-K12) programs. It is just another way the three universities can share resources to nurture the careers of junior faculty at all institutions while bringing fresh perspectives to the field of women’s health.
The Symposium included:
- Chairs' perspectives: Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Academic Research Careers
- Scholar presentations
- Small group breakouts
- When things don't go as planned
- Managing professional relationships
- Work-life integration
- Leading a research team
- Panel Discussion: The scientific importance of race and racial diversity in research
- Scholar networking
PI of the Duke/NCCU BIRCWH award: Nancy Andrews, M.D., Ph.D.
Site-PI NCCU: K. Sean Kimbro, Ph.D.
Program Director: Cindy Amundsen, M.D.
Program Coordinator: Friederike Jayes, Ph.D.
Forward any questions to the BIRCWH Program Coordinator