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Faculty Development Series

If you are in the early stages of your professional career, then the Members In Transition and Training (MITT) Committee encourages you to register for the ATS Faculty Development Series at the 2018 ATS International Conference. Participants of these seminars will learn practical tools needed to enhance academic success in the fields of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. The event is free to paid conference registrants. Attendance is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Who would benefit from these sessions?

  • Clinical & Research Fellows
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows
  • Residents
  • Junior Faculty
  • Anyone interested in gaining practical tools needed to enhance academic success

Faculty Development Series (Seminar 1)
Monday, May 21
7- 8 a.m.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? How to Approach the Fellow-to-Faculty & Early Career Faculty Transition

Moderators: Jeffrey Horowitz, MD and Nirmal Sharma, MD; MITT Committee Members

Panel of Discussants:

  • Rob Paine , MD; University of Utah
  • Jeremy Richards, MD, MA; Harvard Medical School
  • Yvonne Huang, MD; University of Michigan

Faculty Development Series (Seminar 2)
Tuesday, May 22
7- 8 a.m.

Using Social Media as a Tool and Not Just a Toy: How to Use Social Medica for Career Developement and Networking

Moderator: Megan Ballinger, PhD; MITT Committee Member

Panel of Discussants:

  • Nitin Seam, MD; National Institute of Health
  • Melanie Königshoff, MD, PhD; University of Colorado
  • Gregory Martin, MD, MSc; Emory University

Faculty Development Series (Seminar 3)
Wednesday, May 23
7- 8 a.m.

The Mentor/Mentee Relationship: How to Form an Effective Partnership and Resolve Conflicts

Moderator: Gregory Downey, MD; MITT Committee Member

Panel of Discussants:

  • Timothy S. Blackwell, MD; Vanderbilt University
  • Beth Moore, PhD; University of Michigan
  • Zea Borok, MD; University of Southern California
  • Irina Petrache, MD; National Jewish Health