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Title The academic medicine handbook : a guide to achievement and fulfillment for academic faculty / Laura Weiss Roberts, editor
Published New York : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 486 pages)
Contents Part I: Approaching the Profession of Academic Medicine -- How to Find Your Path in Academic Medicine -- How to Build the Foundation for a Successful Career in Academia -- How to Be Organized and Manage Time -- How to Align Individual Goals with Institutional Goals -- Part II: Getting Established -- How to Prepare the Best Possible Curriculum Vitae -- How to Interview for a First Academic Position -- How to Evaluate a Letter of Offer or Contract -- How to Give a Lecture -- How to Build Assessments for Clinical Learners -- How to Approach Clinical Supervision -- How to Evaluate and Give Feedback -- How to Teach in Busy Clinical Settings -- How to Write Effective Letters of Recommendation -- How to Teach Creatively -- How to Use Technology in Educational Innovation -- How to Maintain Excellent Clinical Documentation -- How to Avoid Medicolegal Problems -- Part III: Approaching Work with Colleagues -- How to Network and Be a Good Colleague -- How to Collaborate Interprofessionally -- How to Approach Mentorship as a Mentee -- How to Be a Good Mentor -- How to Participate in Institutional Review Board Activities -- How to Participate in Ethics Committees -- How to Intervene with Unethical and Unprofessional Colleagues -- Part IV: Writing and Evaluating Manuscripts -- How to Write and Publish an Empirical Report -- How to Write a Case Report -- How to Review a Manuscript -- How to Evaluate Biomedical Research Publications Rigorously -- How to Understand Flaws in Clinical Research -- Part V: Conducting Empirical Research -- How to Conceptualize a Research Project -- How to Prepare an IRB Application -- How to Engage Communities in Research -- How to Approach a First Grant Application -- How to Fund Your Research While Maintaining Your Curiosity -- How to Review Grant Applications -- How to Prepare a Poster -- How to Prepare and Give a Scholarly Oral Presentation -- Part VI: Developing Administrative Skills -- How to Be an Effective Team Leader and Committee Member or Chair -- How to Negotiate -- How to Think About Money in Academic Settings -- How to Engage in Departmental Strategic Planning -- How to Read a Basic Budget -- How to Strengthen Your Own and Others' Morale -- Part VII: Advancing Your Academic Career -- How to Create Your Package for Promotion -- How to Understand Promotion Criteria for "Traditional" and "Research" Tracks -- How to Understand Promotion Criteria for "Clinician Educator" and "Teaching" Tracks -- How to Develop an Educator's Portfolio -- How to Build a National Reputation for Academic Promotion -- How to Recognize and Address Unconscious Bias -- How to Address Challenges and Opportunities as an International Medical Graduate -- How to "Pitch" a Nontraditional Career Path -- Part VIII: Balancing Professional and Personal Life -- How to Have a Healthy Life Balance as an Academic Physician -- How to Care for the Basics: Sleep, Nutrition, Exercise, Health -- How to Recognize and Avoid Burnout -- How to Manage Personal Finances -- How to Develop Professional Relationships
Summary Attaining professional success and finding personal happiness in academic medicine is not an easy path, yet both are critical if the future is to be brighter through better science, better clinical care, better training, better responsiveness to communities, and better stewardship and leadership in the health professions. This concise, easy to read title consists of "mini" chapters intended as a resource to assist early- and middle-career physicians, clinicians, and scientists in understanding the unique mission of academic medicine and building creative, effective, and inspiring careers in a challenging field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical colleges -- Faculty -- Vocational guidance.
Medicine -- Study and teaching.
Clinical medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Schools, Medical -- education
Faculty, Medical.
Vocational Guidance.
Education, Medical.
Clinical Medicine.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Roberts, Laura Weiss, 1960- editor
ISBN 9781461456933 (electronic bk.)
1461456932 (electronic bk.)