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RAS-ACS Hangouts

RAS-ACS Hangouts

How to Join a Hangout

No need to preregister, just phone in!

Call-In Number: 888-585-9008

Room: 549-242-585#

Upcoming Hangouts

How to  Get Involved in Research While in Medical School

Monday, February 10, 2020, 8:00 pm (Central)

During this hangout, we will discuss:

  • Should you consider taking time during medical school/residency for research. If so, when?
  • Types of research (basic science, health services, surgical education) and how to get involved
  • What are some funding opportunities: NIH, Institutional, Organizations

Presenters

  • Patricia Martinez-Quinones, MD, PhD
    General Surgery Resident, Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta, GA
  • Maria Altieri, MD
    Assistant Professor, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC

Making the Most of Research/Academic Development Years

Monday, March 23, 2020, 8:00 pm (Central)

During this hangout, we will discuss:

  • How to choose the type of research
  • How to pick a lab and a mentor
  • How to find and apply for opportunities outside of your institution
  • How to set goals, expectations and meet presentation and publication deadlines
  • Pursing additional degrees during professional development years
  • Audience—Resident Members

Presenters

  • Maria Altieri, MD, Moderator
    Assistant Professor, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
  • Patricia Martinez Quinones, MD, PhD
    General Surgery Resident, Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta, GA
  • Brooke Bredbeck, MD
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor