Why We’ve Got it Good

Director of Toughness, Academic Survivor

From the Director of Toughness: Challenging, competitive career progression is the norm in highly-educated professions. We've got it good.

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A Beginner's Guide for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academia

Needhi Bhalla, PhD

Suggestions for how scientists, specifically male scientists, can undermine the alienating culture of sexual harassment that exists in STEM.

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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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Coming Soon: Biostatistics Action & Adventure

The Edge for Scholars

A wake-up call to use modern biostatistical methods

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Are We in a Mentoring Crisis?

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

Two out of every five trainees need more than what they're getting in terms of mentorship. It's time to figure out how to help them.

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Speed Mentoring: Seven Steps to a Successful Session

The Edge for Scholars

Speed mentoring is a riff on speed dating that allows trainees & early career faculty to meet multiple mentors in a short time. We share all the details needed to host …

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SkypeAScientist - Hey, That Means YOU!

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

SkypeAScientist is the easiest and most impactful science outreach opportunity you don't yet know about

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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 Advice: It Is Never Too Early to Be a Mentor

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Be the mentor you needed.

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Spending time with smart people ...

Paul Harris, PhD

I was recently asked by a colleague to name a favorite ‘life hack’ for research or academic life.   My first thoughts centered around productivity tips and tricks.  However, the more …

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