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Please join us for a panel presentation and Q&A on how and when to get involved in national committees and editorial reviews. Our panelists have extensive experience in either or both of these areas.  Whether you’re engaged in clinical research or basic science, come hear about strategies for engaging with your professional communities as part of your career development. The panel and Q&A will be followed by a networking opportunity with refreshments in the Forbes Lounge (1.9580) from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Lisa A. Beck, MD, Carol A. & Lowell A. Goldsmith Professor of Dermatology, Medicine (AIR), and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 

Benjamin T. Crane, MD, PhD, Professor of Otolaryngology and Neuroscience

Edwin van Wijngaarden, PhD, Professor and Associate Chair of Public Health Sciences

Clive Zent, MD, Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology

After the seminar, the participant will be able to:

1. Describe the process of editorial review and how best to incorporate this into career development

2. Identify professional committees that fit career goals and describe how to seek leadership roles

3. Understand how national committees and editorial review play a role and fit into overall career development


Sponsored by the URSMD Junior Faculty Biomedical Research Association (JFBRA), an academic peer group designed to serve the unique needs of early-stage PhD and MD faculty to promote our success in scientific discovery, funding, publications, mentoring, teaching and service to the University of Rochester and the greater Rochester community. For more information or to be added to the JFBRA distribution list, please contact the JFBRA Co-directors or email

Co-sponsored by URSMD Office for Faculty Development and UR Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

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