Message From the ECNG Chair, Megan Mitchell, PhD

  Dear ECNG members, As 2017 begins, I am excited by the momentum we have. As you read in our last newsletter, Alison Cogan, PhD (cand), OTR/L, assumed the role as our Communications Task Force Chair and she has continued all the great work that our Past Chair, Dawn Neumann, PhD, had begun. Our Mentoring...
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ACRM News

Nominations for the Deborah Wilkerson Early Career Award This award is given in memory of Deborah L. Wilkerson, former ACRM president and fellow. Deborah was devoted to improving the quality of rehabilitation and independent living services. She demonstrated commitment to person-centered services and served as a powerful advocate for individuals with disabilities. Nominations are due...
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Academia is Like a Roller Coaster

  By Dawn Neumann, PhD A year in the life of an academician: Notified of two unfunded grants in the same day; a few weeks later, an accepted publication; one month later, great feedback and lots of excitement from colleagues about my presentation at an International conference; during the course of the next two months,...
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Work-Life Balance After Baby

  By Sarah Callahan, MA, OTR/L This summer, my husband and I happily welcomed our first child into the world – a little girl who couldn’t have captured my heart more. I’d always suspected that I’d enjoy being a mom and would want to work part-time once I had kids. I didn’t anticipate not wanting...
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ECNG Task Force Information: Get Involved!

  New members are welcome and encouraged to join us no matter what career stage you are!  Find a task force you are interested in and contact the Task Force Chair.  Also, please see below for executive positions we are seeking to fill. The mission of the Early Career Networking Group (ECNG) is to foster...
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Ask the Mentor

  If you have a question you would like to submit to the Ask the Mentor column, or if you would like to serve as a mentor for the column, please email Brooks Wingo Question: Pilot data is important in applying for federal grant funding, but how do I get pilot data without any funding...
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Research Spotlight on ACRM Members

Get to know and learn from your peers! This new Research Spotlight column in the ECNG e-newsletter is intended to help you get to know the work of ACRM members from all career stages and disciplines, and to give you some insight about the different paths that people have taken along their career, and some...
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This Quarter’s Career Development Resources

  Check out these articles, links to useful resources, tips, and opportunities to find the information you need to keep your career on track. This quarter you'll find several articles about scientific writing. Ready for your next job or promotion? See the post-doc announcements, interview tips, and tips for success on tenure-track.   Grant Resources...
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