Research Fundamentals Workshop


    Join us for a free one-day workshop on understanding research fundamentals and how to build an academic surgical career. This workshop will enable plastic surgery residents and junior faculty to successfully navigate the formative years of their careers.


    Residents
    • Landing a Residency Position
    • What Papers Should I Write and What Journals Should They Go In?

    Young Faculty
    • Understanding How an Academic Medical Center Functions
    • Participation in Surgical Research Societies
    • Challenges, Opportunities that New Surgeon-Scientists will Face
    • What Types of Academic Positions are Available and When to Apply
    • Seven Things I've Learned

    Mid-Career
    • Optimizing Your Chances for Academic Promotion: What are Promotion Committees Looking For?
    • Providing Mentorship

    Grants
    • Grants/Funding Agencies/Industry/
      Philanthropy/Other Funding Sources
    • Components of a Grant
    • Grant Review (Define Study Section Process)
    • How to Respond to a Reviewer
    • Effective Research Presentations
    • Mentorship/Collaboration
    • IRB, IACUC, Compliance Issues

    IP and Technology
    • Developing Technology for Commercialization
    • Relationships with Industry

    Chairman Q & A Panel

    Meeting Faculty
    Subject to Change
    Howard Levinson, MD
    Program Chair
    Anuja Antony, MD, MPH
    Michael Bezuhly, MD, MSc
    Paul Cederna, MD
    Gayle Gordillo, MD
    Arun Gosain, MD
    Scott Hollenbeck, MD
    Henry Hsia, MD
    Timothy King, MD, PhD
    Ergun Kocak, MD, MS
    William Kuzon Jr., MD, PhD
    Benjamin Levi, MD
    Eric Liao, MD, PhD
    David Mathes, MD
    Babak Mehrara, MD
    Peter Neligan, MB
    Michael Neumeister, MD
    Minh-Doan Nguyen, MD, PhD
    Justin Sacks, MD
    Ron Silverman, MD
    Peter Taub, MD
    Nicholas Vedder, MD
    Edwin Wilkins, MD

    Please contact RESEARCH@plasticsurgery.org with any questions.