Creed: Taking a Beating

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Getting out of the ring too early is the most common cause of death of scientific ideas. Fight on.

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Designing Your Career

The Edge for Scholars

Just as you start an experiment with a hypothesis, have clear goals for your career at the beginning.

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Using Timelines to Diagnose Problems in Career Planning

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Translating intended goals into a single simple image as a timeline is a powerful tool for staying on track.

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Not that Kind of Choice: Tales of Conference Selection

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many great conferences out there

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Thoughts from a Self-Proclaimed Interdisciplinarian

Tisha Felder, PhD, MSW

Pros, cons, and lessons learned from an interdisciplinary and interprofessional journey.

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Why and How to Plan a Creativity Escape

Motivated Mentor

A guide to clearing the decks and escaping your work routines to feed your brain new thoughts, reflect, connect ideas, and have time to delve into new projects (or gather inspiration to complete old ones).

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Better than Tenure

Bruce Caron, PhD

The challenge here is to come up with a new professional bargain between professors and universities that is better than tenure...

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Keeping Your Eye on the R01 Ball

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Staying focused on R01 timing is the main game for K awardees.

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Not that Kind of Year: Tales of Year 2 as a New PI

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It is a challenge, but I see progress.

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2018 Gifts to Inspire Future Scientists

Helen Bird

Attention Academic Parents: You’re two finals and one faculty meeting away from the big guy getting stuck in the chimney.

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