Professional Skills

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SAVE THE DATES!  Second Fridays of each month, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

All sessions will be online via Zoom until further notice.

The “Learn – Discover – Lead” seminar series is designed to provide practical advice for PhD and dual degree scientists, who will be managing and leading research teams of their own.  The target audience is graduate students, combined degree students, postdoctoral research trainees, and junior faculty, but everyone who may benefit from these seminars is welcome to attend!

You must register to receive the Zoom link.  Register by clicking on the date below that you would like to attend.  There is a separate registration for each date listed.

2021-2022:

Date

Seminar Title

Speaker

September 10, 2021

Effective Science Communication in the Internet Age

Kevin Folta, PhD, Professor, Horticultural Sciences, IFAS

October 15, 2021

Innovation and Commercialization

Anita Rao, MS, MBA, Program Director, UF Innovate I Pathways; Jeffrey D. Hsi, PhD, JD, Shareholder, Pharmaceutical Group from the Intellectual Property Law Firm of Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, PC

November 12, 2021

Team Dynamics and Leading Teams

Wayne T. McCormack, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Research Career Development

December 10, 2021

Effective Listening Skills

Lisa Athearn, PhD, Dial Center for Written & Oral Communication, College of Journalism

January 14, 2022

Mentoring and Being Mentored

Charles E. Wood, PhD, Professor & Chair, Dept. of Physiology & Functional Genomics, College of Medicine

February 11, 2022

Project Management

Gwynn Cadwallader, Assistant Director and Sarah Hanson, Training Coordinator, UF Training & Organizational Development

March 11, 2022

University Structure & Planning for Promotion

Mark Segal, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, College of Medicine

April 8, 2022

Mentoring Across Diversity

Jeremy A. Magruder Waisome, PhD, Instructional Assistant Professor, Engineering Education Department, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

May 13, 2022

Communication and Conflict Management

Jade Williams, PhD, Lecturer, UF Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication, College of Journalism

June 10, 2022

 

Seminar Recordings – 2019-20

DatePresentation TitlePresenter NameMediasite Link
9/13/2019
The Art (and Science) of Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions
Patrick Duff, MD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, College of Medicine
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/8d57b36c0eb24b80822f8a65f58826bd1d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921

10/11/2019
Effective Science Communication in the Internet Age
Kevin Folta, PhD, Professor, Horticultural Sciences, IFAS
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/3eb5b3039e754e2e8f1b1fcc813fa94f1d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
11/8/2019
Project Management
Jenny Seitz, MEd, Training System Administrator, UF Training & Organizational Development
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/6c8320da7de7457e9a8ca3eb581b11991d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
12/13/2019
Team Dynamics and Leading Teams
Wayne T. McCormack, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Research Career Development
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/401a7e6223c045fbb3d3f6f983cdc52d1d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
1/10/2020
Mentoring Across Diversity
Jeremy A. Magruder Waisome, PhD, iAAMCS Project Manager, UF Dept. of Computer & Information Science & Engineering
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/1431da39282b4854a53f22a9c47082ee1d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
2/14/2020
“Leadership in Science”
Julie A. Johnson, Pharm.D., Dean and Distinguished Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/1431da39282b4854a53f22a9c47082ee1d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
3/13/2020
“Intellectual Property – Where Science Meets Business” Anita Rao, MS, MBA
Assistant Director,
UF Innovate Tech Licensing;
Jeffrey D. Hsi, PhD, JD, Shareholder, Pharmaceutical Group from the Intellectual Property Law Firm o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/001e9d3b5c724831820ed85c66c969871d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
4/10/2020Communication and Conflict
Management
Jade Williams, PhD, Lecturer, UF Dial Center for Written and Oral Communicationhttps://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/e258a3e2197a4d50bec505ad9e8b4e311d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
5/8/2020
“University Structure & Planning for Promotion”
Mark Segal, M.D., Ph.D. , Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/f28de0f3b1ff46038842fb0fada266521d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
6/12/2020
Collaboration Plans: A Secret to Success for Collaboration
Wayne T. McCormack, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Research Career Development
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/63df1d8ee3c64b51be357500e0fa2f6f1d?catalog=a7c02dc3660d46199fad81d13956914921
9/11/20Get Stuff Done: Taking Control of Your Time and Managing Leisure Guilt 
Amanda Catron, UF Office of Graduate Professional Development
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/75f13716800d4a96a643fbff9aaf31db1d
10/9/20Getting Published & Increasing Your Visibility
Linda B. Cottler, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, Associate Dean for Research & Planning, College of Public Health and Health Professions
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/4d453f30d0044ad6b61d540020883c1c1d
12/11/20Obtaining and Negotiating a Faculty Position
L. Jeannine Brady, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/c733bf3ee5f24b85be7ede5cbeab5ef71d
1/8/21Embracing and Leading ChangeWayne T. McCormack, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Research Career Development
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/30b843d39b5944de96e526e52ddc219d1d
2/12/21Leadership Strategies for Emerging Professionals
Lindsay Lynch, EdD, Human Development & Organizational Strategies in Education, College of Education
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/fe6eb3b8b51a48e1bd0897cd0df0cfd01d
3/12/21Managing Public Speaking Anxiety
Diana Nagy, EdD, Senior Lecturer, Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/787141f9f94f4ac4848f835f226730691d
4/9/21The Ins and Outs of Peer Review – What You Really Need to Know
Bruce A. Goldberger, PhD
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/59816a5c2065444eade2c9145ddb59dd1d
5/14/21Incorporating Adult Learning Principles into Instruction
Erik W. Black, PhD MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Education, College of Medicine, Associate Director, HSC Office of Interprofessional Education
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/5a34f4c9f5ba4a449f2a8b4e897dc6031d
6/11/21Ethics in the Mentoring Relationship
Roger Fillingim, PhD, Professor, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, UF Mentor Academy Director
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/mediasite/MyMediasite/presentations/22c79ce43a624766a0f80bae2a20db5b1d
9/10/21Effective Science CommunicationKevin Folta, PhD., Professor & horticultural Sciences, IFAS https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/4d23b82eaa024034803196a074b48a8f1d

Archive of past seminars

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