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SRM Workshops

2019 Workshops

Thursday, February 21, 2019

12:00pm - 4:00pm - Manuscript Preparation and Peer-Reviewed Publication

This workshop will address multiple aspects of publication in scientific journals. Presenter will discuss preparation of materials, including the initial decision that the data are sufficient to justify publication. Issues related to manuscript writing will include length, focus, adherence to journal formats, and referencing. The editorial process from submission to publication will be described in-depth with particular attention to ways in which authors can interact with journal editors. Another section will cover ethical issues in publication including review boards, authorship, duplicate publication, intellectual property rights, and conflict of interest. There will be open discussion of sample cases and questions derived from the experiences of the participants. The presenter is Editor, Dr. Thomas Welch, of The Journal of Pediatrics.

2:15pm - 4:00pm - Moving Your Clinical Case Presentation into a Published Manuscript

This activity will target students, trainees and faculty. Scholarly activity is an important facet of medical training and academic medicine. In this workshop, aspects related to developing a clinical case presentation into a manuscript awaiting submission and choosing the optimal journal for submission will be discussed. The audience will view and discuss how two abstracts selected from the SRM 2018 meeting were moved from the presentation phase to the manuscript phase.

1:00pm - 4:30pm - Career Development for Clinician Educators on Tactical Issues

"Tactical Issues" will provide practical advice on day-to-day activities that are essential to master for today's clinician educators. Topics will include: Manuscript Reviewing; Choosing Projects for Career Advancement; Declining Non-Contributory Invitations (Saying "No"); Keys to Simultaneous Teaching and Care Delivery; Delivering Formative Feedback; and Summative Assessment of Clinical Learners. Sessions will employ a variety of formats, including didactic lectures, audience participation, and small group breakouts.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Big Data for the Clinician: An Approach to Data Mining Using the United States Renal Data System

N. Stanley Nahman, Jr, MD, Professor of Medicine, Augusta University

Jennifer L. Waller, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics, Augusta University

This workshop will introduce an approach to data mining for those new to the field using a large public dataset. Individual speakers and a panel discussion will include practical approaches to data extraction, applicable statistical methods, and comments about the strengths and limitations of this form of clinical research. Actual USRDS queries from the Augusta University data mining group will be utilized.

Friday, February 22, 2019

1:00pm - 5:00pm - Career Development for Clinician Educators on Strategic Concerns

"Strategic Concerns" will address larger issues in career development. Topics include: Making Career Decisions and Career Development Planning; Teaching Clinical Reasoning; CVs and Documentation; Key Concepts in Mentoring; Scholarship for Career Advancement: and Performing Educational Research. Sessions will employ a variety of formats, including didactic lectures, audience participation, and small group break-outs.

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