Research Fundamentals & Career Development Workshop

    Saturday, May 6 – Sunday, May 7, 2017
    In conjunction with the
    Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting

    Washington Duke Inn
    3001 Cameron Blvd
    Durham, NC 27705

    Program Chair: Anuja Antony, MD, MPH
    Rush University Medical Center

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    Explore current and emerging issues in plastic surgery research fundamentals and academic promotion at this free workshop hosted by The Plastic Surgery Foundation. Key experts in the field will offer insights, presentations and interactive sessions on key topics including the art of promotion, getting funded, and maximizing productivity. This year we are also excited to offer programming on taking research into the clinical realm, intellectual property and entrepreneurship, and tips for obtaining an MBA. Don’t miss this opportunity to advance your research and career knowledge and goals while building your professional network.

    The workshop opens with a lunch session on Saturday, May 6, immediately following the Plastic Surgery Research Council 62nd Annual Meeting programming. Early and mid-career plastic surgery faculty, students, residents and others in the specialty are all welcome.

    SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017

    • 12:30-1:20 PM – WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS RFW Chair: Anuja K. Antony, MD, MPH, FACS; The PSF President: Paul S. Cederna, MD, FACS
    • 1:20-1:45 PM – The Art of Promotion: Strategies for Career Advancement and Achieving Promotion Paul S. Cederna, MD, FACS; W.P. Andrew Lee, MD
    • 1:45-2:10 PM – Writing a Grant and Applying for Funding – How Many Times is Enough? Eric C. Liao, MD, PhD; Babak Mehrara, MD
    • 2:10-2:35 PM – Negotiating Research and Promotions When You Change Institutions Timothy W. King, MD, PhD, MSBE, FACS; Jason H. Ko, MD
    • 2:35-3:00 PM – Partnering with Cross-Discipline Collaborators to Get Funded David W. Mathes, MD; Summer Hanson, MD, PhD
    • 3:00-3:25 PM – Challenges of Starting Your Research Career – Being Productive and Maximizing Impact in the Beginning and Later Stages of an Academic Career Benjamin Levi, MD; Arin Greene, MD, MMSc
    • 3:25-3:55 PM – RECEPTION BREAK
    • 3:55-4:20 PM – Developing an Academic Plastic Surgery Career and Maintaining Work-Life Balance Summer E. Hanson, MD, PhD; Henry C. Hsia, MD, FACS
    • 4:20-4:45 PM – NIH Funding – Nuts and Bolts – K Awards, R Awards, etc.: What You Need to Know Henry C. Hsia, MD, FACS; Benjamin Levi, MD
    • 4:45-5:10 PM – Breaking into DOD Funding: Nuts and Bolts Linda C. Cendales, MD; Kia M. Washington, MD
    • 5:10-5:35 PM – The Importance of the Mentor-Mentee Relationship W.P. Andrew Lee, MD; Justin M. Sacks, MD, MBA, FACS

    SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017

    • 7:30-9:00 AM – Continental Breakfast
    • 8:00-8:25 AM – Program Director’s Perspective C. Scott Hultman, MD, MBA, FACS; Suhail Mithani, MD
    • 8:25-8:50 AM – Blood, Sweat and Tears in Getting a Job Scott T. Hollenbeck, MD, FACS; Gwendolyn Hoben, MD, PhD, R6
    • 8:50-9:15 AM – Getting your MBA: Starting a Company, Working with Industry, Choosing a School Justin M. Sacks, MD, MBA, FACS; Anuja K. Antony, MD, MPH, FACS, RFW Chair
    • 9:15-9:40 AM – Taking Research into Clinical Practice: Shifts Toward Translational/Outcomes, QI and Product Development Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS; Howard Levinson, MD, FACS; Alexander Y. Lin, MD, FACS
    • 9:40-10:50 AM – IP Technology & Entrepreneurship: Dealing with Regulatory, Patent Protection, and Institutional Issues Howard Levinson, MD, FACS, Moderator; Barry Myers, MD, PhD, MBA; Robin L. Rasor, MS, CLP; Erika S. Johnson, PhD
    • 10:40-11:00 AM – CLOSING REMARKS Anuja K. Antony, MD, MPH, FACS, RFW Chair
    • 11:00 AM – ADJOURN

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