Faculty Mentoring Lunchtime Series

This lunch series features distinguished faculty mentors in an informal session about mentorship, career advancement and satisfaction at UCSF.

Ken Covinsky, MD, MPH

Dr. Covinsky will share his tips for success for early and mid-career faculty. He will focus on the knowledge and skills needed to advance in a research career – namely writing papers and grants. In an informal discussion with Dr. Covinsky and others, learn how to:

Improve your writing to enhance your success in grants and publications. Establish and work effectively with authorship teams. Discuss approaches to getting helpful feedback on your ideas – from identifying the research question to framing your results.

Ken Covinsky is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics. His research focuses on the determinants and outcomes of disability in older persons. He directs the UCSF Older Americans Independence Center (Pepper Center) which supports infrastructure development and career development to develop aging research at UCSF. He has a long standing interest in mentoring and career development in clinical and outcomes research and is the recipient of the 2018 Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award (Professor rank).

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Parnassus Library, CL 213-214
530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0840

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Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
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