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NIAMS Holds Career Development Forum

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Participants at NIAMS annual career development forum for K awardees

Photo: Rich Clark

NIAMS recently hosted its fourth annual career development forum for extramural researchers who are in the third year of a mentored clinical scientist development (K08) or patient-oriented research (K23) grant.

In addition to the K awardees, the forum included physician-scientists who recently received R01 (or equivalent) awards, established researchers and representatives of professional and voluntary organizations.

The group discussed challenges junior investigators face when pursuing research independence.

K awardees also had an opportunity to present their research and to interact with NIAMS leadership and program, review and grants management staff, including director Dr. Stephen Katz; deputy director Dr. Robert Carter; Dr. Susana Serrate-Sztein, director of the Division of Skin and Rheumatic Diseases; Dr. Joan McGowan, director of the Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases; Dr. Marie Mancini, director of the Systemic Autoimmunity Program, Division of Skin and Rheumatic Diseases; and Dr. Amanda Boyce, director of the Muscle Development and Physiology Program, Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases. 

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