Leveraging Early-Stage Funding for Career Development

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40% off Use Code NBF19Live Program Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - On-Demand Available

Master Program Number: 19EL-473 (see program format numbers below under Registration)

Educational Track: Scientific
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: Research Scientists, Resident/Fellow, Scientists, Students (MD, MT, SBB), Newly Independent Researchers
Teaching Level: Basic to Intermediate

Director/Panel Member: Amy Quiggins, MFA, Director, National Blood Foundation, AABB, Bethesda, MD
Moderator/Presenter: Jim D. Gorham, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Medical Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Services, Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
Co-Presenters: Krystalyn E. Hudson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; Karina Yazdanbakhsh, PhD, Executive Director of Research, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, NY; John D. Roback, MD PhD, Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Realize potential grant opportunities beyond the NBF or other early-stage funding.
  • Identify potential meetings to submit abstracts, and journals to submit manuscripts.
  • Describe the AABB Abstract Committee’s perspective on a quality abstract and oral presentation.
  • Distinguish industry associations and societies for further education and peer networking.
  • Describe the benefits of identifying and working with one or more mentors to assist in early-career development.

Program Description

You’ve got some grant funding under your belt and recently established an independent lab, now what? NBF Scholars at different stages of their careers will discuss manuscript publishing, poster presentations, industry collaboration, and the incomparable value of mentorship for new investigators. Each of them will describe their experience utilizing industry tools available for career advancement, including AABB and NBF leadership opportunities. Engage in this open-forum panel discussion to gain key insight into taking your research career to the next level.


   Program #
Single Viewer: On-Demand Register19EL-473-4035
Group Viewing: On-Demand Register19EL-473-8035

Continuing Education Credit

AABB designates both the live and on-demand version of this eCast each eligible for 1 continuing education credits/contact hours for Physicians, General Participation, California Nurse, California Lab Personnel and Florida Lab Personnel. The number and type of credits awarded for this program (both live and on-demand) was determined by the program duration. For more information on each credit type please visit our Continuing Education Credits webpage.

Disclosures for the planners of this event can be found here. Disclosures for the program faculty are provided at the beginning of the program.