Course 2: Skills Development for Success in Research

(Student, Resident, Trainee, Postdoc Fellow) Career Level

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Track: Professional Development Course
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Preparing for a successful academic career is an exciting endeavor, and it’s never too early to start thinking about developing skills to succeed. In this session, academic leaders will discuss a few key topics for burgeoning researchers and other academic paths—including how to get the most out of your mentoring relationships, how to make your manuscript stand out from the pack, and if, how and when to seek advanced training.


  • To learn from experienced mentors how to get the most out of a mentoring relationship,

  • To understand key points that make effective manuscripts stand out.

  • To learn about opportunities for additional training and when and how they may help advance your career


Being a Good Mentee

Obtaining Advanced Training

Writing Effective Manuscripts