Friday, October 20, 3-5 pm
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
If you are considering a career in hepatology, this is the course for you. The Career Development Workshop will educate medical students or residents who are considering a career in hepatology about training opportunities as well as arm current GI and/ or hepatology fellows with knowledge to help them succeed in academic hepatology.
Attendees will learn about clinical and basic science research, funding mechanisms, mentorship and important career crossroads. Community based, hybrid practices, and VA-based hepatology opportunities/practice models will be discussed, and an overview of the responsibilities and opportunities of an academic hepatologist and clinician educator will be highlighted. Lastly, through panel discussion, common questions regarding interview and contract negotiations will be reviewed.