Category: Professional Opportunities

2015 ASH Abstracts Due by December 8

The American Society of Hypertension is calling for abstracts for its 2015 meeting, which will be held May 15-19 in New York City. Submissions are due by December 9. Click here to read the submission guidelines or to submit an abstract.

UNC’s Sheps Center for Health Services Research Seeking New Director

An opening has been announced for the Director of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, the lead research unit for health services research at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Sheps Center is one of the oldest and largest university-based health services research centers in the United States.

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Gierisch Teaching CRTP Course in Patient Engagement

Jennifer Gierisch, PhD, will teach a course in patient engagement in research in the spring for the Clinical Research Training Program. “Strategies and Approaches to Patient Engagement,” (CRP 267) will provide a practical foundation in strategies and approaches to engage patients and caregivers; it is recommended for faculty, staff, and house staff interested in patient-centered …

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Advanced Heart Failure Symposium on September 20

The Duke University School of Medicine will present its 2nd Annual Heart Failure Symposium on Saturday, September 20, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center (4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham). This all-day event, endorsed by the Heart Failure Society of America, will review and discuss best practices for acute …

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OPS Offering F32 Seminar Series for Post-Docs

The Office for Postdoctoral Services is launching a new program for post-doctorates who are preparing NIH F32 applications. This program include both seminars and hands-on workshops.  The following workshops will be offered this fall in Room 143 of the Jones Building: NIH F32 Awards: Perspectives from Awardees – September 16,  9:30 a.m.-10:30 am. The Nuts and …

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Q&A Session on New Funding Opportunity on September 8

Joanna Downer, PhD, director of research development for the School of Medicine, will lead a question-and-answer session about the Chancellor’s Program Project Accelerator on Monday, September 8, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Chancellor’s Suite in the Green Zone of Duke South. This new internal funding source will accelerate development of large, multi-investigator …

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DoD Funding Workshop Open for Registration

Have you ever wondered whether your research might be eligible to Department of Defense (DoD) funding, or wanted to know more about how to pitch your research? If so, attend the free workshop on Department of Defense (DoD) research funding will be held on Tuesday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Duke South …

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Registration open for “Writing from the Reader’s Perspective” Seminar

Registration is now open for a free seminar series, “Writing from the Reader’s Perspective,” to be held this fall in the Medical Student Amphitheater in Duke South. The 12-hour workshop, taught by Duke Professor Emeritus of Rhetoric George Gopen, will focus on improving attendees’ writing skills by helping them understand the perspective of readers. The ideas …

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American Hospitalist Academy to be Held October 20-23 in Colorado

The sixth annual American Hospitalist Academy will be held from October 20-23 in Englewood, Colorado. This event provides academic hospitalists with scholarly and professional development skills, with a focus on: developing academic hospitalists as teachers and educational leaders enhancing awareness of quality improvement and patient safety work supporting academic promotion of attendees. For more information, …

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Duke CTSA KL2 Accepting Applications

The Duke CTSA research career development award program (Duke CTSA KL2) is now accepting applications. This program will provide skilled and personalized mentoring, a tailored scientific and career development curriculum, and the chance to conduct clinical or translational research. Three Scholars will be awarded 75% protected effort for 3 years, $20,000/year for research expenses, and …

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