Career Development

ENDO 2020 Professional Development

March 28, 2020

Attending ENDO provides you with more than opportunities to learn about the latest research and advances in care. You’re also able to explore our professional development sessions that will help you address career challenges.

Join global endocrine leaders from academia, industry, and clinical practice to explore business-related topics like successfully running a lab/practice and career development topics like communications, negotiations, and leadership.

These sessions are created with you in mind and engaging with other participants and faculty are built in to the session design.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The Business of Running a Lab: Top 5 Strategies to Running a Successful Lab

(9:45AM - 10:45AM)
This session will cover important tips on 1) hiring and personnel management, 2) successful budgeting, 3) projects and resource management, 4) negotiating for what you need 5) time management (research, teaching, committees, etc.) with time for peer mentoring and discussion with successful scientists.

Funding Your Research Grant Writing Workshop

(11:30AM - 1:00PM)
This session will provide tools on how to write a funding proposal that clearly communicates key areas of your research. Attendees will learn what reviewers look for in a strong grant application and how to navigate potential obstacles. Attendees will receive individual feedback on your one-page research proposal.

Personal Stories: Careers in Industry

(2:00PM - 2:45PM)
Discuss career paths open to clinicians and scientists in private industry and the roles that an MD clinician and MD or PhD scientist will have in these settings. Consider the general career trajectory from new hire to management and learn tips and tools to advance in the industry.

Knockout Rounds

(2:00PM - 3:00PM)
Communication is an important skill for researchers who must share their findings with funders and the public. Knockout Rounds provide trainees and early career professionals with a novel presentations opportunity. Using just one slide, in three minutes, presenters must describe the impact of their research on enhancing health outcomes.

Transcending Boundaries: How to Effectively Build Global Networks and Partnerships

(3:00PM - 4:00PM)
Learn how to leverage effective networking strategies and practices to identify opportunities for building global networks that support collaboration and innovation.

Impactful Journal Club

(3:00PM - 4:00PM)
An Endocrine Educator session with Chase Dean Hendrickson, MD, MPH – Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


Sunday, March 29, 2020

The Business of Medicine: Surviving the First Year of Practice

(9:30AM - 10:30PM)
This session is designed for Fellows and post-fellowship practicing endocrinologists to compare and contrast business models for academic medicine, large group practice and private practice. General tips will also be provided on navigating hospital administration, working with a diverse team of healthcare providers and things the panelists wish they would have known when starting in their practice setting.

Effective Teaching Strategies

(11:00AM - 12:00PM)
Effective teaching and learning methods based on adult learning theory and evidence-based approaches in education are critical to the dissemination of knowledge in endocrinology. This session will cover the science behind adult learning and the practical application in teaching in academic settings, the hospital, in small/large groups or even online. Participants will get the opportunity to put in practice skills learned in this workshop.

Publishing in Medical Education Literature

(1:45PM - 2:45PM)
An Endocrine Educator session with Stanley J. Hamstra, PhD, MD – Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

How to Have Difficult Conversation: Conflict Resolution and Negotiations

(4:00PM - 5:30PM)
This session will teach and put into practice effective techniques for dealing with challenging situations that scientists encounter every day. The workshop will cover strategies around successful lab team management, giving and receiving scientific criticism, how to best handle negotiating for the needs of the lab, and conflict resolution.


Monday, March 30, 2020

Impactful Science, Short Spaces: How to Write an Abstract

(9:15AM - 10:45AM)
This session will teach learners how to craft standout research abstracts around their research results. Learners will participate in writing activities to strengthen their skills as authors of scholarly communications and develop writing styles that increase the chance of being published.

Resiliency and Managing Burnout

(11:00AM - 12:00PM)
This session will teach strategies to tackle burnout and achieve life balance. Attendees will learn techniques to increase resiliency and practices to alleviate stress, including mindfulness training and other coping skills.

Overcoming Bias in Education

(1:45PM - 2:45PM)
An Endocrine Educator session with Sherri-Ann Maryna Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH – Massachusetts General Hospital.

The Entrepreneurial Side of Science and Medicine

(2:00PM - 2:45PM)
This informal discussion will provide insight into experience of entrepreneurial scientists and clinicians who are commercializing their ideas. Faculty will cover the process of actively translating scientific ideas, insights and talents into valuable business propositions. Attendees will learn the pitfalls and advantages when translating an idea into business application.

Practical Advice for Foreign Medical Graduates or Scientists Planning to Come or Stay in the USA: Navigating the US Visa System

(3:00PM - 4:00PM)
This session is designed for International Scientists starting or continuing their research work in the U.S. and International Medical Graduates who have already completed a US medical residency program, are currently participating in endocrine fellowships and are currently planning to stay in the US. Attendees will have a greater insight into everyday topics such as networking, future career opportunities and select fields of official administration (immigration, health insurance, taxation).


Tuesday March 31, 2020

Maximizing the Mentor and Mentee Relationship

(8:00AM - 9:30AM)
This session will discuss the importance of building successful mentoring relationships as a mentee and as a mentor to others. Panelists will teach the importance of being an effective mentor, how to be a good mentee, and the benefits of having multiple mentors. Break out groups will engage participants with common scenarios and discuss responses.

Building Your Personal Brand Through Social Media

(10:45AM - 11:45AM)
Attendees will learn how their "personal brand" can help boost their careers. This session is designed to provide attendees with tools and resources on how to communicate their science and what they do well using social media, including LinkedIn and Twitter. The importance of personal website and the use of Google Scholar and Research Gate will also be covered. Please bring your laptop or mobile phone to this session.

Register Now

ENDO 2020

Maximize Your Savings

Register Today
Bringing together leading experts, researchers, and the most respected clinicians in the field, ENDO represents a convergence of science and practice that highlights and facilitates breakthrough discoveries in the field of endocrinology.

Advance Registration Deadline: February 13, 2020

Bringing together leading experts, researchers, and the most respected clinicians in the field, ENDO represents a convergence of science and practice that highlights and facilitates breakthrough discoveries in the field of endocrinology.

Membership

Renew Today

Renew Today
Join us for another successful year by renewing today! Renewing your membership is the best way to ensure that you remain a key part of our efforts to support the global endocrine community.
Membership

Renew Today

Join us for another successful year by renewing today! Renewing your membership is the best way to ensure that you remain a key part of our efforts to support the global endocrine community.

ENDO 2020

Hands-On Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop

Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop
The Introductory Course is designed to introduce you to the use of ultrasound in diagnosing thyroid nodules and performing ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspirations; while the Advanced Course will allow you to take your ultrasound skills to the next level.

The Introductory Course is designed to introduce you to the use of ultrasound in diagnosing thyroid nodules and performing ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspirations; while the Advanced Course will allow you to take your ultrasound skills to the next level.

Back to top
Short on time?

We'll come to you...

Get updates on the latest breakthroughs, clinical practice guidelines, and career development opportunities, straight to your inbox

Then take the next step: Set up your free website account and get exclusive access to even more great tools & content!