Join the Early Career Committee for its annual FREE Pre-Conference Academic Workshop. Following the keynote, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in small group “roundtable” discussions on topics of their choosing.

Table Topics

CV or Biosketch Review – Mary Evans, PhD and Youfa Wang, MD

Navigating the Transition from Mentee to Independent Investigator – Daniel Smith, Jr. PhD

Developing Good Writing Habits and Getting Published – Michelle Cardel, PhD, RD

Interview Q&A – Angela Fitch, MD

Time Management and Work Life Balance – Jessica Alvarez, PhD, RD

Considerations Selecting the ‘Best Fit’ Position – Katherine Bauer, PhD

Negotiation and Start-up Packages – Ryan Marek, PhD

Balancing Clinical Versus Academic Duties – Marc Andre Cornier, MD

Keynote Follow up – David Saslowsky, PhD

General Q&A – Early Career Committee Members

Finally, you can get a head start on networking at ObesityWeek with a meet-and-greet with table leaders, members of the Early Career Committee, and other attendees.


12:35pm NIH/NIDDK Career Development Opportunities
David Saslowsky, PhD
1:15pm Roundtable Discussions