Laura Weiss Roberts
This authoritative, updated and expanded title serves as the gold-standard resource to assist physicians, clinicians, and scientists in developing effective and satisfactory careers in academic medicine. Covering such critical topics as finding one’s path in academic medicine, getting established at an institution, approaching work with colleagues, writing and reviewing manuscripts, conducting empirical research, developing administrative skills, advancing one’s academic career, and balancing one’s professional and personal life, each chapter includes valuable career pointers and best practice strategies, as well as pithy words to the wise and questions to ask a mentor or colleague. Building on the success of the first edition, the Roberts Academic Medicine Handbook: A Guide to Achievement and Fulfillment for Academic Faculty, 2nd Edition includes new case examples and updated references, as well as many new and timely chapters on topics such as public speaking, working with the media, working with community-based organizations, philanthropy, and finding meaning and a sense of belonging in one’s work. The Roberts Academic Medicine Handbook, 2nd Edition is an indispensable resource for all professionals entering or already established in academic medicine who wish to achieve a fulfilling career.
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