These optional workshops are intended to provide small group educational sessions hosted by experts from the MedStar Health and Georgetown community. Each session focuses on a specific academic topic and is open to all Symposium attendees. Seats will be reserved for those who pre-register for the event and workshops repeat so that attendees can join two sessions.
Abstracts, Manuscripts, Journals – Oh, my!
Objective: To provide strategies for success in scholarship and craft a winning formula through impactful scientific writing and selection of appropriate journals to submit your work.
Presenters: Kristen Miller, DrPH, MSPH, MSL, CPPS, Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, & Lyn Jones, MA, ELS
Location: White Oak
Advancing Your Academic Career: Think Holistically, Act Strategically
Objective: To review how to identify internal and external resources for academic career advancement, tips to building a mentoring network and utilizing peer advising and feedback at all ranks and start working on writing goals and an independent development plan for academic advancement.
Presenters: Rebecca Evangelista, MD, Kristi Graves, PhD, & Elliott Crooke, PhD
Location: Glen Echo
Demystifying the IRB
Objective: To provide an overview of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) in the context of a Human Subjects Protections Program and provide tips for success when utilizing the MedStar-Georgetown IRB platform.
Presenters: Jim Boscoe, MA, CIP & Shaunagh Browning, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Ensuring Equity, Inclusion & Diversity in Education & Research
Objective: To provide strategies to reduce and eliminate bias across the learning environment and in research endeavors.
Presenters: Sarah Kureshi, MD, MPH, Karey Sutton, PhD & Jessica Galarraga, MD, MPH
Location: Forest Glen
Everything You Forgot About Stats 101
Objective: To provide a user-friendly overview of key biostatistics principles for investigators.
Presenter: Stephen Fernandez, MPH
Location: Linden Oak
How to “Thrive” in Well-being Education & Research
Objective: To provide an overview of effective strategies to initiate projects and generate meaningful results in the realm of well-being research.
Presenters: Dan Marchalik, MD, MA, Heather Hartman-Hall, PhD & Nate Apathy, PhD
Scholarly Approach to Curriculum Design – An Introduction (only being held from 1-2 p.m.)
-To describe the 6 steps of systematic curriculum development.
-To recognize the importance of congruence among the steps.
-To demonstrate how to apply the six-step approach to curriculum development in courses you teach.
Presenters: Ming-Jung Ho, MD, DPhil, Tamika Auguste, MD, Stacey Kaltman, PhD & Amy Burke, MD
Location: Great Falls
So, you want to do research? A primer on how to get started.
Objective: To provide an overview of tangible strategies and tactics to get started in research at MedStar & Georgetown, including pearls on formulating an effective research question and initiating the process.
Presenters: Ella Franklin, MSN, RN, EDAC, Erin Hall, MD, MPH, Munish Goyal, MD, FACEP, Shimae Fitzgibbons, MD, MEd, LTL & Chris Haas, MD, PhD
Location: Brookside B
Tips for Funding Success
Objective: To discuss available avenues and tips for funding success – within the partnership, beyond the partnership, and philanthropy – as well as potential pitfalls along the road.
Presenters: Federico Asch, MD, Angela Thomas, DrPH, MPH, MBA, Raj Ratwani, PhD, & Leslie Matthews, MD, MBA, MS
Location: Brookside A