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Center for Career Development (CCD)

Sunday, May 20 – Tuesday, May 22, 2017 • 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23 • 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
San Diego Convention Center
Sails Pavilion (Upper Level)

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 health care 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 4:30 -5 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 healthcare and research professionals are welcome to stop in and network with peers.

Sunday, May 20

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. How to Get the Most Out of the ATS International Conference
Jess Mandel, MD,
Patricia Kritek, MD
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Hints & Tips on Leadership in Medicine
Sally E. Wenzel, MD
Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD
David Goazal, MD, MBA

1 - 2 p.m. How to Give Feedback (for fellows &/or early career faculty)
Margaret A. Pisani, MD, MPH
Dean Sheppard, MD
2 - 3 p.m. What is Translational Research?

Ilona Jaspers, PhD
Alison M. Morris, MD, MS
M. Brad Drummond, MD, MHS
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. How to Get Your Medical Education Submissions Published
Henry E. Fessler, MD
W. Graham Carlos, MD, MSCR
Jakob McSparron, MD
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. TEACH - Networking Hour

Hosted by the Section on Medical Education

Monday, May 21

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. What is Health Services Research, & How Do I Become a Health Services Researcher?
David Au, MD
Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS
Deena Kelly Costa, PhD, RN
12 – 1 p.m. AJRCCM- Early Career Group: How to be a Successful and Effective Peer Reviewer

Jadwiga Wedzicha, MD, PhD
James Allinson, MD
1 - 3 p.m. BEAR Cage

Hosted by the Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee (DDDD)
3 - 3:45 p.m. AJRCMB- Get Ahead with the Red: Let the Red Journal Help Your Career Development

Paul Schumacker, PhD
Susanne Herold, MD, PhD
Gregory Downey, MD
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Foreign Medical Graduates & Careers in Academia
Session Chair: Viren Kaul, MD
4:30 - 5 p.m. Networking Hour

Hosted by the Pediatric Pulmonary Training Directors Association (PEPTDA)

Tuesday, May 22

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Defining your Niche- How to Make Yourself Marketable in a Competitive Marketplace

Tisha Wang, MD
Amit Gaggar, MD, PhD
Anil Trinidade, MD
12 - 1 p.m. How to Negotiate Your First Contract
Gretchen Winter, MD
Morgan Soffler, DM
Mark Adelman, MD
Michelle Sharp, MD
1 - 2 p.m. How to Make the Most of Your Mentor at Different Phases of Your Career

Michael Sjoding, MD
Carolyn Calfee, MD
Sushma Cribbs, MD
2 – 3 p.m. AnnalsATS- Career Development for Clinical and Epidemiological Researchers: Preparing for your NHLBI K23 Application

David Lederer, MD
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Strategies for Successfully Applying for and Obtaining Grant Funding

Rama Mallampalli, MD
Jeffrey Gold, MD
Rachel Knipe, MD