ECNG Resources & Information Newsletter

2015 ACRM Annual Conference ACRM_Lotus_only Dallas

SAVE through 8 SEPTThe ACRM 92nd Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research is now open for registration! Save money by registering early! Best rates expire 8 September.

There are lots of reasons to attend the ACRM conference as an Early Career Professional:

  • Great educational content! Stay abreast of the latest and greatest evidence-based clinical research
  • Discounts: Great discounts are available for early career professionals. Full conference registration as low as $345/students
  • Early Career Development Course (Pre-Conference Workshop): Register for an informative, hands-on course designed just for early career professionals! **More information here….
  • ACRM 92nd Annual Conference Progress in Rehabilitation Research: Translation to Clinical Practice 25 – 30 OCTOBER 2015 DALLAS, TX, USAFree Welcome Reception: A fantastic opportunity to learn about exciting groups you could join within ACRM. Also a great chance to network with leaders in rehabilitation.
  • Networking and collaborative opportunities: Connect with, and establish collaborations with colleagues who share your research interests
  • Boost your visibility: Become involved with ACRM’s many Special Interest Groups and Networking Groups to build your CV and get recognition by leaders in the field of rehabilitation.
  • Early Career Awards and Scholarships: Become an ACRM member and become eligible to be nominated for early career awards and scholarships.
  • Build your professional service: ACRM has lots of great Interdisciplinary Special Interest Groups (ISIG) and Networking Groups where you can get participate, and even lead, great projects. Moreover, many of these groups have designated a position on their executive committees for an Early Career Representative. Check out the schedule of ACRM group meetings scheduled during the conference and plan to attend the ones that best align with your interests and expertise.
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This just added to the Early Career Development Course (ECDC) agenda: Lunch Roundtable Discussions with Your Favorite Mentors! Lunch is included with registration. You choose the topic/mentor you wish to join—it's an invaluable, can’t miss experience!

Lunch Roundtable Discussion Topics and Mentors include:

  1. What makes a good Career Development Award (CDA) application: Dr. Ralph Nitkin
  2. Choosing a mentor/developing a mentoring team: Dr. Dawn Neumann
  3. Job negotiations: salary, start up, space/resources: Dr. Steve Page
  4. Balancing clinical and research efforts (this could include time management/allocation, negotiating for protected research time, etc): Dr. Flora Hammond
  5. General Work/Life Balance: Dr. Sangeetha Madhaven
  6. Gender issues: Drs. Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner and Monique Pappadis
  7. Finding your place in team science (leading a team vs. being part of a team, getting involved with existing teams, developing a new team): Dr. Noelle Carlozzi

For a more comprehensive look at the ECDC agenda >>

Early Career Networking Groups Meetings

Save the date and plan to participate face-to-face in Dallas!

WED, 28 OCT: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

  • Early Career Networking Group Physicians Task Force Meeting
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THU, 29 OCT:

  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM: Early Career Networking Group Business Meeting #1053
  • 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM: ACRM Membership Meeting #1046 OPEN TO ALL

 

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ECNG TASK FORCE UPDATES: Here’s what we’ve been up to!

Get Involved New members are welcome and encouraged to join any or all FOUR of the ECNG task forces no matter what career stage you are in! This is the place to connect with peers and mentors, become more actively involved in ACRM, build a network to support your career development, and become recognized in...
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ASK THE MENTOR

Thanks to our new Mentoring/Advising Task Force, you now have a place to ask those burning career development questions and receive answers from seasoned professionals. Special thanks to this quarter's mentors, Dr. Nora Johnson and Dr. Brenda Swartz who provide insightful guidance for that difficult question, what to do when your current career path is...
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Original Articles by ECNG Members

"Experience is the best teacher," we're told, so we are particularly pleased to share the following original articles written from the experience of two Early Career Networking Group members. Ekaterina Dobryakova, PhD, shares timely insight and advice about how to create scientific posters that get noticed, while Sarah Callahan, MOT, OTR/L, discusses the unique training that...
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This Quarter’s Career Development Resources

Looking for resources to help guide your career path? We've got you covered with news about upcoming workshops, student loans and grants, NIH awards, early career scholarships. Learn practical tips for building your CV, getting credit for your peer review services, and questions to ask during your job interview. Plus, find resources for mentors, effective...
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