How to Create and Maintain Professional and Student SACNAS Chapters: Experiences from the NIH-SACNAS Chapter

Saturday, October 18, 2014: 3:45 PM-5:15 PM
LACC 506 (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Chair:
Patricia Kiesler, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health
Presenters:
Elena Hernandez-Ramon, MD/PhD, Scientific Program Manager, National Institutes of Health , Patricia Kiesler, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health and Mary Garcia-Cazarin, PhD, Health Scientist, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow. National Institutes of Health

Description: This session is intended for students, postdoctoral researchers and career professionals who are interested in creating and/or maintaining a SACNAS chapter at their home institution. Drawing from experiences at NIH-SACNAS, we will highlight critical factors involved in forming a chapter, motivating participation, and designing/organizing events that foster membersí career development.