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Daniel Claassen, MD NEW BLOGGER
Midcareer faculty often wish for more support and time to mentor. NIH has a mechanism that does exactly that.
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BOOK GIVEAWAY Not Discussed: The Unspoken Rules for a Career in Academic Medical Research

Rebecca Helton
Not Discussed is a travel guide for academics at any stage of their careers. Win a free copy by commenting!

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Edge for Scholars
Save money when registering by connecting your profile with your CTSA institution. Here’s how.
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Edge for Scholars is awarding $1,000 for travel to Translational Science 2019 to the author of the most viewed post between now and January 15.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program. Application due January 16.

Parkinson’s Foundation-PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award. Application due January 18.

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Patrick Iber provides guidance on how to leverage Twitter for academic motivations.

Dr. Nancy Brown, Chair of Medicine at Vanderbilt and author of hundreds of letters of institutional support, shares her top pointers for drafting your letters.

#NIH is drafting new policy for data management and sharing. Questions for input are extremely broad and need insights from researchers. Consider preparing a response; the comment period ends on Dec 10.

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