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Science Leadership in the 21st Century

HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows

Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

Science Leadership in the 21st Century

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Quad-Based, HMS/HSDM Postdoc
**If you are a Hospital-Based postdoc and select this ticket type your registration will be moved to the wait list. HMS: BCMP, Cell Biology, Genetics, Global Health & Social Medicine, Health Care Policy, MBIB, NEPRC, Neurobiology, SCRB, Systems Biology, Wyss. -- HSDM: Developmental Biology; Oral Health Policy & Epidemiology; Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity
Sold Out 1h 55m Free  
Hospital/Affiliate Postdoc
BIDMC, BWH, Children’s, DFCI, FAS, Forsyth, Hebrew Senior Life, HSPH, Joslin, MEEI/Schepens, MGH, McLean, SEAS, Spaulding, VA
1h 55m Free   Add to Waitlist

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Featuring: Isaiah Hankel, PhD, Founder & CEO, The Cheeky Scientist

Description: Scientists, and PhDs in general, rarely think of themselves as leaders. Instead, they are often content to consider themselves contributors. While it is true that scientists often serve a small role in very large undertakings, they are by no means meant to remain as contributors to the visions of others. Scientists are meant to lead. Unfortunately, this is rarely expected of today’s scientists, in part because leadership is not something many scientists receive adequate training for inside of the academic system or outside of it. As a scientist, no matter what the next career step is, one thing is for certain: to be truly successful, you must lead. Scientific leadership today requires you to continuously develop not only your technical skills, but also your transferable skills. You must prioritize your efforts to build credibility in new academic and non-academic sectors, establish references, generate referrals and internal sponsors. You must learn how to create a viable vision. Science Leadership in the 21st Century will show you how to leverage your scientific expertise to become the leader you were meant to be in the world.
- We will raffle off copies of Isaiah's book "Black Hole Focus" at the event -

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Minot Room, 5th Floor
10 Shattuck Street
Boston, MA 02115

Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)


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