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Professional Development Conference

Agi Schonbrunn aschonb at farmr1.med.uth.tmc.edu
Mon Nov 14 18:57:30 EST 1994

I was asked to post details for the following conference - so here it is:

Conference on Professional Development for Women in Academia
Sponsored by The University of Texas- Houston Health Science Center
The Association of Women Faculty
January 9-10, 1995

Belinda Parker
7000 Fannin, Suite 1700
Houston, Texas 77030
(713) 792-8090

Deadline for preregistration: December 19, 1994
Pre-registration fee: $20

Keynote Presentations:  

"Surviving and Succeeding in Academia
  Olga Jonasson MD, FACS
	 Director of Education and Surgical Services, American College of Surgeons

"Generating Power in America
  Sheila Moriber Katz, MD, MBA
  Professor, Hahnemann University School of Medicine.


1.		Setting Priorities: Balancing an academic career and family life.

2.		Budgeting time for teaching, research, patient care, administration:
     Tenure Clock.

3.	 Getting your research off the ground and running.

4.  Improving communication and negotiation skills with your colleagues and

     administrators: communicating effectively at different levels.

5.  Making a name for yourself: Professional networking in academia.

6.  Securing research funding: grant writing and peer review.

7.  Heading a research/teaching/administrative team.

8.  Challenges and Difficulties of Administrative Positions.

9.  Improving upon success:  Moving ahead.

10.  Leadership vs Management skills at senior faculty level.

11.  Importance of being a mentor/role model for younger colleagues.

12.  Sexual harassment in academic instiutions: is it a problem and how to
      with it.

Each workshop is limited to 20 participants and will be offered twice
{Morning (am) and afternoon (pm) sessions} so that attendees may choose 2
different sessions per day.

Agi Schonbrunn, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology
University of Texas Medical School - Houston
aschonb at farmr1.med.uth.tmc.edu

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