Maximizing Productivity for Early Career Scientists: Strategies for Building a Program of Research While Maintaining Productivity in Writing

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Presenter:

Dr. Michael Newcomb is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University, as well as the Associate Director for Scientific Development of the Northwestern Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing. His research focuses on identifying factors that contribute to health disparities that impact lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, and his work emphasizes understanding the role of close interpersonal relationships (i.e., romantic relationships, families) in promoting health. As an early career professional in a full-time research position, Dr. Newcomb has developed expertise in strategies for maintaining scientific productivity in the context of building a large program of research.

Overview:

The purpose of this webinar is to provide trainees and early career professionals with strategies for building and maintaining productivity in writing while juggling the many other competing demands of building a program of research in the early career phase. Dr. Newcomb will provide a summary of the strategies that have been successful in his career, review pitfalls that have prevented him from optimizing productivity, and provide suggestions for balancing the many demands of early career positions.

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Presenter:

Dr. Michael Newcomb is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University, as well as the Associate Director for Scientific Development of the Northwestern Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing. His research focuses on identifying factors that contribute to health disparities that impact lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, and his work emphasizes understanding the role of close interpersonal relationships (i.e., romantic relationships, families) in promoting health. As an early career professional in a full-time research position, Dr. Newcomb has developed expertise in strategies for maintaining scientific productivity in the context of building a large program of research.

 

Overview:

The purpose of this webinar is to provide trainees and early career professionals with strategies for building and maintaining productivity in writing while juggling the many other competing demands of building a program of research in the early career phase. Dr. Newcomb will provide a summary of the strategies that have been successful in his career, review pitfalls that have prevented him from optimizing productivity, and provide suggestions for balancing the many demands of early career positions.