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Skill Development

Leadership Skills Workshop Series

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Zoom - Links will be provided weekly

This series will cover introductory concepts of leadership. It is recommended to take the entire series as the workshops build upon each other. Please see below for descriptions and registration links

Wednesday, August 30

Self Awareness

Self Awareness is key in leadership - realizing our strengths and challenges, and recognizing how this impacts our interactions with teams. Based on MBTI dichotomies, learn how you can be a more effective leader!

Register for Week 1

Wednesday, September 6

Dealing with Conflict

Conflict is inevitable - learn about your conflict style and strategies to effectively handle conflict as a leader.

Register for Week 2

Wednesday, September 13

Team Dynamics

This active workshop will help participants understand team dynamics and team leadership.

Register for Week 3

Wednesday, September 20

Diversity in a Multicultural Society

This workshop will examine the meaning of diversity in terms of individuals, groups, teams, and the scientific community.

Register for Week 4

Fall 2023 Grant Writing Class

Getting a grant funded can be one of the most important things for your scientific career. The Fall 2023 Grant Writing Class is a four-week class for postdocs and students who want to learn about grant writing, who are planning on submitting a grant (F30, F31, F32, K99/R00, or any other grant), or who are actively writing their grant.

Participants will attend the in-person lectures for four weeks. Those who would like can be assigned to a writing accountability group which will give you feedback on the topic covered that week. Trainees can also participate in a mock study section before the grant deadline.

Register for all 4 sessions here:

All classes will take place in person on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. in MSTF 354.

September 20

Overview and Introductions/Biosketch

Jennifer Aumiller, MEd, Office of Career Development
Ann Gruber-Baldini, PhD, Department of Epidemiology

September 27

Specific Aims

Daniel Harrison, MD, Department of Neurology

October 4

Research Strategy/Significance

Amber Beitelshees, PharmD, MPH, Department of Medicine

October 11

Panel of Successful Grant Awardees Discuss the Training Plan

Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17

Mock Study Sections

Center for Advanced Research Training & Innovation (CARTI)

The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Center for Advanced Research Training & Innovation (CARTI) frequently offers a variety of courses, workshops, seminars, and other resources designed to help develop skills in effective grant writing, scientific communication, and scientific leadership.

Career Skills Workshops

These workshops are designed to address many areas of career development. Past workshops have included networking, time management, cover letters, and interviewing skills.

Summer programming will be announced soon!

For more information please contact:

Jennifer Aumiller, MEd
GPILS/OPS Career and Professional Development