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We want to connect with you where you are. Find your place on The Edge at Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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The Edge is your source for candid insights about life in research. Show us some love and help get the message out. We strategize about how to do great science, stay productive, network effectively, mentor well and be mentored, negotiate for resources, get grants, refine writing and editing, cultivate leadership skills and achieve goals. Find your […]

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Healthcare Communication Fellowship Applications Now Open

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The American Academy on Communication in Healthcare wants YOU, for values of you who include those with an interest in developing a career in health communication research or education. Current AACH members who are early career faculty, trainees, or advanced postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to apply for the new Putnam Scholars Program (PSP). The two-year […]

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Lucky Duck Award Winners and Another Chance to Win!

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Congratulations to our Lucky Ducks!  They must hoard four-leaf clovers and rabbits’ feet.  Without passing go, they collect $50. Alvinj and Kate Clouse are our lucky random winners out of everyone who’s created a profile. Rachel A hails from Iowa and is our eMiles winner for being the furthest person from the top secret Edge server […]

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Sunday Long Reads: Alternative Science Facts , Health Disparity Fixes and Winners!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Has everything gone to hell in a handbasket? Find out what's worth a second look this third week in January.

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Got Profile?

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We know you’re not shy. Create a profile, add your social network handles, and join the conversation.

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Awesome stuff at Translational Science 2017

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Translational Science 2017 will happen in Washington, DC, on April 19-21. Why should you care? This meeting includes many sessions specifically geared to early career investigators, such as a mock study section, speed mentoring, networking events, and talks on career development topics like writing successful K grants and developing communication skills. That’s in addition to […]

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What's an Edition?

Rebecca Helton, MA

I’m glad you asked! An edition is a customized version of the site for an institution, organization, or group.  Content posted to an edition can be pushed publically to the main feed or kept private so that only followers of that edition can see it.  People at your institution or in your group might post […]

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NIH Loan Repayment Deadline Extended

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NIH wants to pay your medical or grad school debt so much that they’ve given you an extra two weeks to apply for their program.  That’s right, this year’s application deadline just got moved to December 1. 1,500 awards are active each year, and each awardee receives up to $70,000 in debt repayment.  Awards are […]

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Open Season: NIH Loan Repayment Program

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NIH wants to pay your medical or grad school debt.  1,500 awards are active each year, and each awardee receives up to $70,000 in debt repayment.  Awards are available in several broad research areas. This year’s application cycle is open now.  You have until November 15 to get the goods.   Apply here   At […]

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