Not that Kind of Spending: Tales of Investing in Your Career

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Be prepared to spend some of your money investing in yourself and your career.

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Advice for My Graduating Students

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week one of my graduate students returned to the lab nest after seven long years away. I loved this student. I missed him when he left. He was kind …

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Seeing the Dark Side of #Worksmarter

Motivated Mentor

We cannot trap our staff and faculty in over commitment on a burnout treadmill and imply blame that they are not smart enough to do their work properly. Work smarter …

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Why I Wrote "Mentoring Minority Trainees"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Effective mentoring strategies which are specifically tailored towards mentoring minority students.

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Flight Tracker: Streamlined Career Development Tracking & Analysis

Rebecca Helton, MA

Free software streamlines data collection, reporting, and analysis for career development programs.

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What Do You Do When They Say "No"?

The Edge for Scholars

How do you convince someone to change their mind? I couldn’t magically make an R01 appear (if only!).

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Microaffirmations

The Edge for Scholars

Small kindnesses to see – and be – the reality we seek.

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Alarming Statistics Reveal Mental Health Crisis in Our STEM and Medical School Trainees

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What percentage of medical students do you think are depressed or suicidal? 5%? 10%? Go higher. Much higher. This week JAMA published a meta analysis and literature review out of Harvard revealing …

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You Need Mentors - Noun, Plural

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Diversified mentoring is key. What to look for in a mentor panel and how to form one.

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