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Webinar: Becoming a Physician-Scientist: Timelines and Training Pathways

September 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Host: Dr. Katherine Sharkey
When: Monday, September 16, 2019 @ 8:00 P.M. EST (date changed from September 12th)

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This webinar will be hosted by Dr. Katherine Sharkey, Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Assistant Dean for Women in Medicine and Science at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She earned her MD-PhD and completed a combined internal medicine and psychiatry residency at Rush University in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Sharkey joined the Brown faculty in 2007. She is the Medical Director of the Brown Medicine Sleep Center and the Sleep for Science Research Laboratory. Dr. Sharkey is a recognized expert on sleep and circadian rhythms, particularly as they relate to mood regulation and women’s health. She served on the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Task Force for the most recent update of the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Intrinsic Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders and is past chair of both the AASM Circadian Rhythms Steering Committee and the AASM Young Investigator Research Forum. Her research has been supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Seleni Institute, and the Hassenfeld Institute. Dr. Sharkey is an Associate Editor of Behavioral Sleep Medicine and serves on the editorial board of Sleep Health. She recently served as a member of the Society for Women’s Health Research Interdisciplinary Network on Sleep, and currently serves as the Attending Co-Chair for the AMWA Mentorship Committee.

This webinar will cover all the what/when/why questions you have of physicians going into medical research.

Nataly Montano V.
Pre-Medical Student Mentorship Committee Co-Chair, AMWA


September 16, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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