5141.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Adventures in mentoring: strategies for advancing one's career in mental health research

The goal of this informal session is to provide an opportunity for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and other junior investigators who are planning a career in mental health research to meet with more seasoned colleagues in their field for general and specific advice for this career path. The session will open with informal remarks from the presentors about such topics as job selection (academic vs. non-academic positions), finding and taking advantage of a mentor, strategies for successful publishing, and strategies for obtaining grants and other forms of career development suport. The session will provide plenty of opportunity for group discussion as well as one-on-one conversation and feedback. Bring your lunch and participate!
Learning Objectives:
Panelist(s):Philip J. Leaf, PhD
David Shern, PhD
Joseph P. Morrissey, PhD
R. Jay Turner, PhD
Martha L. Bruce, PhD,, MPH
Barry D. Lebowitz, PhD
Organizer(s):Martha L. Bruce, MPH, PhD
Sponsor:Mental Health
Cosponsors:Academic Public Health Caucus; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA