Meetings & Events

Early Career SIG

March 01, 2021

Accelerate your career by growing your peer network. Find resources and programming designed with the early career professional in-mind.

 


Past Events

Navigating Implicit Bias 

Speaker: Mekbib Gemeda, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Moderators: Rokshana Thanadar, MD; Katie Guttenberg, MD; Oksana Hamidi, DO

Join our Early Career Special Interest Group for a webinar on identifying and navigating implicit bias in the medical field. Our guest speaker Mr. Mekbib Gemeda is Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Eastern Virginia Medical School and is on the DEI Steering Committee at the Association of American Medical Colleges. He is also developing a robust NIH-supported biomedical research center as well as a nationally recognized faculty and graduate student recruitment and retention program at Hunter College of the City University of New York.

Learning Objectives 

  1. Discuss Structural inequities and how they manifest in healthcare delivery and outcomes.
  2. Describe the cultural evolution of perspectives on inclusion in healthcare.
  3. Define the science of implicit bias and how it manifests in society and in healthcare.
  4. Identify ways to mitigate implicit bias.

If you want to learn more about any implicit biases you may have, take the Harvard University Implicit Association Test. We will discuss it at the conclusion of the webinar.

Members can watch the webinar replay on Community Connect! Login using your endocrine.org credentials to watch the recording.

Early Career Special Interest Group SIG Networking Event: Mastering Your Elevator Pitch Networking Event at ENDO 2021 

Speaker: Ray Blind, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and School of Medicine. 
Co-Chairs: Oksana Hamidi, DO, Garima Narayen, DO

The Early Career Special Interest Group held an event at ENDO 2021 on career development and networking. Ray Blind, PhD, presented a program on delivering effective elevator pitches. Dr. Blind is an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and School of Medicine. In addition to leading the Blind Lab, Dr. Blind is an experienced mentor of early career professionals and has successfully utilized the elevator pitch to secure funding. His presentation was followed by an opportunity for participants to practice their elevator pitch with Dr. Blind and colleagues, and receive real-time feedback. 

Members can watch the webinar replay on Community Connect! Login using your endocrine.org credentials to watch the recording.

Demystifying Controversial Topics: Communication Skills for Busy Physicians and Scientists

Speaker: Mike Tuttle, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Speaker: Deborah Kurrasch, PhD, University of Calgary
Moderator: Eva Coopmans, MD, Queen Mary's University Hospital
Moderator: Rokshana Thanadar, MD, Maine General Hospital

Members can watch the webinar replay on Community Connect! Login using your endocrine.org credentials to watch the recording.

Expert Negotiations: Career Tips for Clinicians and Scientists

Moderator: Stanley Andrisse, PhD, Howard University
Presenter: Kristy Brown, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine
Presenter: Diane Donegan, MBBCh BAO, MRCPI, Indiana University

Members can watch the webinar replay on Community Connect! Login using your endocrine.org credentials to watch the recording.

 

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