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March PSTP: Challenges of Ethical Authorship

UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM (CDT)

March PSTP: Challenges of Ethical Authorship

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Challenges of Ethical Authorship

presented by

Dr Jeff Engler and Dr Jennifer Greer

the UAB Graduate School

The goal of the session: Students and faculty will examine the challenges of authorship, academic style of writing, and ethical presentation of data in images and figures, then evaluate cases and reflect on their own protocols.

Learning objectives:  to understand

  1. the standards for inclusion as an author;
  2. how to mediate authorship disputes;
  3. ethical issues in sourcing and citing;
  4. how to ethically paraphrase, avoiding unintentional plagiarism; and
  5. what is proper and improper in preparing images for publication

The PSTP is designed to provide practical assistance in the areas of scientific writing (such as the development of grants and scientific manuscripts), scientific presentations, career development, and leadership. Developed and sponsored by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), the target audience of the PSTP is all faculty, staff, trainees and students interested in expanding their professional skills in the stated areas. Seminars are held monthly on the second Thursday from 11:00 to 12:15 p.m. in West Pavilion Room E.

The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama, School of Medicine designates this Regularly Scheduled Series for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identify and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

 There is no commercial support for this activity.

Have questions about March PSTP: Challenges of Ethical Authorship? Contact UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

When & Where

UAB Hospital West Pavilion, Room E

Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM (CDT)

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UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Dr. Robert Kimberly, CCTS DirectorThe CCTS accelerates research for improved human health.  Led by:

Robert P. Kimberly, M.D. 
Howard L. Holley Professor of Medicine

Director, UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, UAB School of Medicine

Associate Vice President for Medicine and Biomedical Research

CCTS funding is provided by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences grant UL1TR001417. 

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