Planning for Success: Navigating Your First Faculty Position

Planning for Success: Navigating Your First Faculty Position

Sunday, April 5, 2020 • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SD Marriott Marquis & Marina • Carlsbad Cardiff

Sponsored by the ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity

Chair: Christi Kolarcik, PhD • University of Pittsburgh
Co-Chair: Traci Parry, PhD • University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Session Description: Feeling overwhelmed as you wrangle your first faculty position? Come hear from our experienced faculty as they impart valuable advice and tactics on successfully planning, transitioning into, adapting, (and surviving!) your first years as a faculty member.

  • Chair - Welcome and Introductions
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Planning is Good: Adapting is Even Better
    Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD ? Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    The Sad and Mistaken Fallacy of Planning for Success
    James Musser, MD, PhD • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    The Trouble With Saying Yes Too Quickly and Not Saying No Soon Enough
    Abigail Cox, PhD, DVM • Purdue University
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    The Five Stages of Transitioning Into Your First Faculty Position
    Verónica Contreras-Shannon, PhD • St. Mary's University
  • Questions and Answers