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Navigating & Negotiating Your Future Career

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2022 AADOCR/CADR Annunal Meeting

The 51st Annual Meeting of the AADOCR was held in conjunction with the 46th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, from March 14-26 as a hybrid experience with 839 individuals from 18 countries attending in person in Atlanta, GA and 692 individuals from 21 countries attending virtually. 

The recordings in this library from the meeting are a selection of the science that was to be presented as part of the Annual Meeting. These recordings give you the opportunity to participate in the meeting and hear from leading researchers. The recordings include IADR Distinguished Lecture Series speakers and symposia from a collection of scientific groups and networks.

This session can be purchased as part of the full meeting recordings within the product bundles

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Session Description 
This symposium will focus on aspects involved in accomplishing future career goals, while exploring several diverse career paths in oral health related fields. Topics discussed will include navigating different career choices, reasoning for choosing a field, and the advantages and disadvantages to various career options. Featured panelists will include a tenure-track academic faculty, an industry scientist, and a clinical faculty with experience in a dental private practice. The intended audience for this symposium will include graduate students, post-docs, dental students, dual-degree students, and early career investigators. The session will be structured as an open agenda panel, with a moderator to help guide discussions. The following panelists have been identified from diverse backgrounds and perspectives to enrich the learning and discussion for this session.

Learning Objectives
  • Attendees will actively participate and learn strategies for negotiating career positions as well as to understand how to evaluate different career options.
  • Attendees will learn the importance of mentorship and sponsorship, how to find appropriate mentors and sponsors, and how to be an effective mentor to others.
  • Attendees will gain perspectives on managing work-life-balance and better understand how to include work-life-balance when making career decisions.
Presentation Date
March 25, 2022

Erin Bumann - Tenure-track academic faculty position
Elizabeth Van Tubergen - Clinical academic faculty with experience in private practice
Carola Carrera - Industry research scientist

Sponsoring Groups/Networks
National Student Research Group, Student Training and Research (STAR) Network

CE Credits
1.5 Contact Hours

Financial Interest Disclosure:

Not eligible for individual purchase must purchase as part of a meeting bundle.