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OVERVIEW

If you're serious about advancing your career in academic medicine, this free workshop is ideal for acquiring the practical knowledge needed to form a flexible strategy that will help you set and achieve your goals.

You’ll be able to take ´╗┐advantage of unrivaled access to accomplished faculty with years of knowledge and proven success in their respective careers — each with unique backgrounds that include teaching hospitals to academic centers.

PROGRAM AGENDA

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your application with all requested supporting documents. Applications that do not contain all the requested materials WILL NOT be considered. The application deadline has been extended until Nov. 8, 2017.

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CONTACT US

For questions regarding to the program or submitting an application, email Sandra Megally Amos at samos@gastro.org.

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Thank you to all our partners that made this day possible. They deserve a grand aplause!

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FACULTY

Workshop Directors

Barbara H. Jung, MD, AGAF

University of Illinois at Chicago

Michael W. Fried, MD, AGAF, FAASLD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Marcia R. Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD, AGAF

University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Raymond T. Chung, MD, FAASLD

Harvard Medical School

TRAVEL GRANTS

Travel grants ($500) will be given to all selected applicants to help offset costs associated with attending the workshop. No special application is required for travel grants.

ELIGIBILITY

Nonmembers must submit an AGA or AASLD membership application with their workshop application in order to be considered. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Young scientists, MDs, MD-PhDs or PhDs with outstanding potential for careers in independent or translational science, clinical investigational research, or training and education related to academic gastroenterology or hepatology will be accepted.

Candidates must be:

• An AGA or AASLD member.
• A gastroenterology or hepatology fellow or junior faculty member within four years of starting his/her first faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level in a clinical or basic science department. Junior faculty members who have yet to start their first position will need to submit a letter from an academic institution verifying that they have accepted a faculty position.

• Working at an accredited institution in the U.S.

Candidates must apply to attend. A limited number of candidates will be accepted. Candidates may not hold grants earmarked for independent investigators (i.e. R01, R-21), but may be recipients of career development awards from the government (e.g. K awards) or medical specialty organizations.

SELECTION CRITERIA AND REVIEW PROCESS

Candidates will receive notice of their status the week of Jan. 15, 2018.

Participants will be selected based on his/her quality of training, research experience, plans for an academic career and the letter of recommendation from his/her section chief and/or program director. Applications will be reviewed and selected by the workshop directors and faculty.

FACULTY

Workshop Directors

Barbara H. Jung, MD, AGAF
University of Illinois at Chicago

Michael W. Fried, MD, AGAF, FAASLD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Co-Directors

Raymond T. Chung, MD, FAASLD
Harvard Medical School

Marcia R. Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD, AGAF
University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center

ACCREDITATION AND CME INFORMATION

The AGA Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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MARCH 2–3, 2018 | CHARLOTTE, NC

2018 AGA-AASLD Academic Skills Workshop

For questions regarding to the program or submitting an application, email Sandra Megally Amos at samos@gastro.org.

Application deadline extended until Nov. 8, 2017.