The 2017 SINAInnovations Careers & Connections (formerly the Trainee Forum and Networking Reception) is highly interactive and tailored specifically for graduate and medical students, residents, and post-doctoral fellows. The program starts with a series of breakout sessions and concludes with a networking reception where trainees meet professionals from a variety of industries and learn about available resources for entrepreneurs.
4:00pm - 5:00pm Confronting Cancer: A Case Study
Attendees will learn about current approaches to diagnosis and treatment of cancer, limitations in clinical practice, innovations in research into personalized cancer therapeutics, and the impact of socioeconomic factors on perpetuating health disparities from a panel of expert investigators and healthcare professionals.
4:00pm - 5:00pm Alternative Career - Science Communication and Management
Executive panelists working in pharmaceutical, publication, and non-profit industry will discuss career avenues for scientists in Medical Science Liaison (MSL), scientific publication, and research management.
4:00pm - 5:00pm Alternative Career - Biotech and Entrepreneurship
Career avenues in development of early stage research to successful clinical products will be discussed with panelists working in entrepreneurship, business development, strategic consulting, and alliance management.