Taught by academic leaders from around the country, the Junior Faculty Development Course is a must for anyone beginning their junior faculty positions, have recently accepted a junior faculty position or those who will be looking towards obtaining a junior faculty position within the next 12 months. This 3-part course is held during the ANA's fall Annual Meeting.

Participants completing these focused courses will gain insight into how to cultivate a successful career as a faculty member. In addition, you will receive advanced tools and training to augment your skills and experience. Interacting with academic leaders will allow you to discuss important aspects of your career development while networking with other individuals in your field.

2012 Junior Faculty Development Course

“Establishing Yourself in the World of Academic Neurology”

Chair:  Daniel H. Lowenstein, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Marriott Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA

 

Session I:  Sunday, October 7, 2012  7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Session II:  Monday, October 8, 2012  7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Session III:  Tuesday, October 9, 2012  7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

 

Session I:  Getting Funded/Grant Writing

Welcoming Remarks

Faculty:  Daniel H. Lowenstein, MD, University of California, San Francisco

 

Getting Funded/Grant Writing Strategies

Faculty: Frances E. Jensen, MD, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA; Randall R. Steward, PhD, NIH/NINDS, Vicky Holets Whittemore, PhD, NIH/NINDS

 

Open Discussion     

                                      

Session II:  Where Does All the Money Go?

Welcoming Remarks

Faculty:  Daniel H. Lowenstein, MD, University of California, San Francisco

           

Where Does All the Money Go?

Faculty:   Clifford B. Saper, MD, PhD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA and Justin C. McArthur, MBBS, MPH, FAAN, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

 

Open Discussion

 

Session III:  Getting Published

Welcoming Remarks

Faculty:  Daniel H. Lowenstein, MD, University of California, San Francisco

        

Getting Published and Increasing Your Visibility

Faculty:  Stephen Hauser, MD, University of California-San Francisco; and Alastair Compston, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FRSA, FMedSci, FIBio, University of Cambridge, England

 

Open Discussion

 

To register for the course, you must register for the ANA's Annual Meeting.  The registration website will open in late May. Please check back then.

NINDS Resources
Download the below informational resources provided by NINDS.

NINDS Funding Mechanisms
Writing a Grant Application: An Informal Guide
NIH Websites
Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty

ANA Annual Meeting Online Library