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Center for Career Development (CCD)

Sunday, May 21 –Tuesday, May 23, 2017
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Hall D (Middle Building, Level 2)

The Center for Career Development is a professional networking and career development forum for early career professionals (medical students, residents, fellows, post docs, other allied healthcare and research professionals) in training or transitioning from training in Pulmonary, Critical Care or Sleep Medicine. Each day, the CCD features informal workshops aimed at enhancing the professional development for all health care professionals. The sessions in the CCD are a unique and valuable opportunity for YOU to interact with experts in PCCM and have your questions answered about career development topics that are important to you!

Complimentary Breakfast Everyday 7 a.m.

Professional Networking Hour from 3:30 -4:30 p.m.

Each afternoon, the CCD will host a Networking Hour, which will include FREE cocktails and appetizers. All medical students, residents, fellows, post docs, other allied health care and research professionals are welcome to stop in and network with peers.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

11 a.m. – Noon ATS 101
Monica Kraft, MD, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Patricia Kritek, MD, University of Washington
Noon – 1 p.m.

How to Write a Paper
Gisli Jenkins, MD, Thorax
Martin Kolb, MD, PhD, McMaster University
Toby Maher, MD, Imperial College of London
Ellen Burnham, MD, University of Colorado Denver

2 - 4 p.m. BEAR Cage

The top three submissions chosen by the ATS Drug Device Discovery and Development (DDDD) Committee will be invited to pitch their highly innovative research proposals to a panel of translational science experts representing academia, industry, and governmental sectors in front of a live audience during the ATS 2017 International Conference.
4 – 5 p.m. How to Create a Podcast and Web-Based Videos for Medical Education
Rosemary Adamson, MBBS, Unviersity of Washington
Garth Garrison, MD, University of Vermont
Nitin Seam, MD, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
5 - 6 p.m. TEACH - Medical Education Fellow Mixer

Monday, May 22, 2017

11 a.m. – Noon How to Get Involved in Government and Advocacy
Dean Schraufnagel, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Douglas Arenberg, MD, University of Michigan
Gary Ewart, Chief, Advocacy & Government Relations, American Thoracic Society
Noon – 1 p.m. Early Career Group: How to be a Successful and Effective Peer Reviewer

Jadwiga Wedzicha, MD, PhD, National Heart and Lung Institute
Alexander Mackay, PhD, The Royal London Hospital
1 - 2 p.m. How to Write a Specific Aims Page

Michael Matthay, MD, University of California San Francisco
Beth Moore, MD, University of Michigan
Fernando Holguin, MD, University of Colorado
3 - 4 p.m. “Get Ahead with the Red: Let the Red Journal Help Your Career Development”

Paul Schumacker, PhD
Susanne Herold, PhD
Gregory Downey, MD
4 – 5 p.m. Best Practices in Billing and Coding for Senior PCCM Fellows
Kevin Kovitz, MD, The Chicago Chest Center
Katin Nicolacakis, MD, Cleveland Clinic

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

11 a.m. – Noon How to Teach Effectively at the Bedside

Grefory Schmidt, MD, University of Iowa
JP Kress, MD, University of Chicago
Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, MetroHealth Medical Center
Teresa Hammond, MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Noon - 1 p.m. Global Health Session - LMIC Practice and Opportunities
Alfred Papali, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Jeremy Richards, MD, MA, Medical University of South Carolina
Cecilia Patino-Sutton, MD, PhD, University of Southern California
Juliana Ferreira, MD, PhD, Universidade de São Paulo
William Checkley, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Gonzalo Gianella, MD, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
1 - 2 p.m. How to Access ATS Grants

Jesse Roman, MD, University of Louisville
Scott Budinger, MD, Northwestern University
Richard Schwab, MD, University of Pennsylvania
4 – 5 p.m. How to Develop an Effective Training Plan

Monica Kraft, MD, University of Arizona
Jefrrey Horowitz, MD, University of Michigan
Rebecca Shilling, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
David Schwartz, MD, University of Colorado