5 Steps For Effective Communication In The International Workplace

Halima Moncrieffe, PhD

How do you communicate across international differences in the workplace?  We inhabit a global workplace. We can now leave a message for a colleague in Germany, China, Ghana, or New Zealand and perhaps give only a quick thought to what time zone they are in. We want to empower people to contribute their unique skills. […]

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Civil Discourse and Medicine: The Connection

The Edge for Scholars

Being non-judgmental, embracing curiosity, asking lots of questions, and listening respectfully make us better physicians.

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Like It Or Not, You're a Negotiator: Getting To Yes

The Edge for Scholars

“Like it or not, you are a negotiator,” state Harvard Negotiation Project faculty Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton in the introduction to this clear and concise guide to negotiating on principle rather than position.  This book will help you navigate all the negotiations in your life, from hiring lab staff to deciding where […]

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Be Proud of Your Accent! Give Confident Conference Presentations

Judith Ford, PhD

Speak proudly and confidently - How to give a great conference presentation regardless of your language background.

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Conversion of a Social Media Skeptic

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Information is being propagated in important ways in online forums and social media. Sharing experiences and advice can enrich us all.

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Three essential steps to win a Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Judith Ford, PhD

Short talks, like the three minute thesis (3MT) require special skills. Learn tips from Dr Judy Ford who has trained students for 8 years.

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Getting Your Ducks in a Row for that First Big Grant Submission

Aron Parekh, PhD

So you are sailing high with your K career development award ready to pounce on your next grant submission!  But what do you need to reach that next milestone, i.e. “independent” funding such as a R01—the currency of academic medical research?  Well, you better start thinking about it.  You want to get that grant in […]

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Prepping Your Presentation

Aimee Edgeworth

Twitter to the rescue! Your academic tweeps are here with a round-up of tips to get your next talk on point and present like a pro.

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Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide

Pat Bird, MHSA, MA (Conflict Transformation)

Bring your posters, proposals, and papers to life by becoming a more effective data storyteller.

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The Benefits of Flying Solo

Cristina Espinosa, PhD

For the past three years, I went to all the meetings and conferences by myself. Here's why flying solo can be good for you, too.

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