Category: Professional Opportunities

HIV Training Opportunities for Primary Care Providers

The federally funded NC AIDS Training and Education Center (NC ATEC) is offering two free educational initiatives on HIV prevention and management: Preparing for PrEP, which provides one-on-one support on the use of a single, CDC-recommended tablet to prevent HIV infection for high-risk individuals Tele-Education to Support HIV Management, which provides tailored, flexible support via …

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UT Health Science Center Looking for Program Director

The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio is looking for a program director of its internal medicine residency program. Ideal candidates will be able to develop the resident program, supervise faculty and will lead quality improvement and research projects. Read more, or apply for the position.

Registration Open for Academic Hospitalist Academy

Registration is open for the sixth annual Academic Hospitalist Academy (AHA), which will be held October 20-23 in Englewood, Colorado. Each year the AHA, sponsored by the Society of Hospital Medicine, provides academic hospitalists with educational, scholarly and professional development skills to advance their careers and begin a pathway to success in academic hospital medicine. …

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CRTP Offering New Course on Health-Care Research and Dissemination

The Clinical Research Training Program is offering a new course on implementation and dissemination of health care research this fall. CRP 273: Implementation and Dissemination of Health Care Research will provide an overview of methods for undertaking research and program evaluation within health services organizations and systems. For more information, read the full course description.

Faculty and Alumni Nominations to AOA due July 30

Nominations are open for election into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society. Each year the AOA elects a small number of faculty and alumni who exemplify the qualities of scholastic performance, potential for leadership, fairness in dealing with colleagues, compassion for others, integrity of character, and service to the school and larger community. …

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Foundation Funding Panel Discussion on August 5

An expert panel will lead a discussion on how to search and apply for funding and general success rates on Tuesday, August 5, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Classroom 4 of the Trent Semans Learning Center. Panelists include Nancy Bernstein, executive director, Foundation Relations and Corporate Giving; Anita Shirley, associate director of foundation …

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Seminar on Writing Grant Proposals on July 31

Stephen Russell, DVM, PhD, will present a seminar on writing winning grant proposals on Thursday, July 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Duke South Medical Student Amphitheater. This seminar will address practical and conceptual aspects important to the proposal-writing process. It will also focus on NIH funding as well as idea development, …

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SciComm Fellows Program Coming This Fall

Duke Science and Society’s new SciComm Fellows program is offering Duke faculty the chance to develop communication skills and put those skills into action. Training sessions will include academic specialists in science communication, professional science storytellers, policy experts, and hands-on spoken and written communication exercises. The application deadline is July 15. On four Fridays this …

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Travel Funding Available for Duke-NUS Visit

The Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) invites interested Duke medical faculty to visit and speak at the school. This program will promote collaborative research projects between Duke and Duke-NUS faculty. Visiting Duke faculty will present a research seminar at Duke-NUS during their visit. Applications are due by July 15. To apply, submit a NIH-style bio-sketch and a 1-2 …

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AJPH Publishing Supplemental Issue on Health Disparities

The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH),  with the National Institutes of Health and FDA Office on Minority Health, intends to publish a supplement issue on the science of eliminating health disparities. Original epidemiological, genetic, behavioral, social, and policy-oriented research articles, commentaries, perspectives, and critical reviews of major problem areas related to health disparities in …

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