December 12th, 2017: "Unpacking Mentorship: How to Find, Utilize, and Build Mentor Relationships in the Bone, Mineral and Musculoskeletal Community"
Dr. Jonathan Lowery (ASBMR Early Stage Investigator Subcommittee Co-Chair) and Diarra Williams (recipient of the 2017 ASBMR Diversity Travel Grant and a winner of the 2017 ASBMR Diversity Poster Competition) share their experiences on mentor and mentee relationships, covering a range of issues such as being a mentor and mentee, career challenges or transitions that mentorship has helped them face, and advice they would give to those looking to make the most out of a mentorship. Viewers of the webinar can expect to enhance their knowledge in these areas:
- Finding a mentor: How to choose a mentor that fits your needs
- Focus: How to choose discussion topics that lead to success
- Listening: How to be an active listener to get the most out of your mentee/mentor
- Expanding your network: How to build off of each relationship to move your career forward
- Technology: How to utilize various online platforms as a tool for mentorship
Click here to watch a recording of this webinar!
January 10th, 2018: "View From the Top: How to Steer an Academic Career in Bone and Mineral Science"
ASBMR invites you to join us for the January webinar in our new career development webinar series, “View from the Top: How to Steer an Academic Career in Bone and Mineral Science,” presented by Dr. Anna Spagnoli, ASBMR Councilor, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics and the Woman’s Board Chair of Pediatrics Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Spagnoli will offer her reflections and viewpoints on the challenges that women in the bone and mineral field face and how she has successfully navigated around potential pitfalls. Attendees of the webcast can expect Dr. Spagnoli to expand on the following themes:
- “Look After” – How to cultivate mentor/mentee relationships to help eliminate gender gaps in academic organizations and the bone and mineral field.
- “Look Among” – How to utilize peer networking to develop strategies that promote inclusion and diversity within the field.
- “Look Up” – How to recognize the “glass ceiling” at your institution and address the impact of gender-linked biases that confront women in academia.
This webinar will be held on Wednesday, January 10th from 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EST. Click here to register today!
February 15th, 2018: "A Not-So-Abstract Guide to Writing a Top-Scoring Abstract"
Have you ever wondered what conference reviewers look for when they are scoring your abstract, on which you’ve spent so much time and effort? Struggle no more! Join us for our February webinar in our new Career Development Webinar Series, “A Not-So-Abstract Guide to Writing a Top-Scoring Abstract,” presented by Drs. Megan Weivoda, Ph.D. and Nicholas Harvey, M.D. Offering their advice and best practice tips on writing clear basic/translational and clinical abstracts, both presenters will share with attendees:
- Qualities of outstanding abstracts
- Common mistakes and how to avoid them
- Pitching the narrative - elements and format of a successful abstract submission
- Matching your abstract to the conference
- Navigating abstract submission sites
This webinar will be held on Thursday, February 15th at 11:00 AM EST. Click here to register today!