Town Hall Series
A Joint Initiative Between the AAST, EAST and the SCCPDS
The AAST Associate Member Council, EAST Mentoring Committee, and the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society present the professional development town hall webinars in anticipation of the 2023 AAST-EAST-SCCPDS Virtual Job Fair. This series of webinars will offer pearls regarding the preparation of your application, refining your interview skills, as well as learning the right “fit” when it comes to securing your first job.
Archived Professional Development Town Hall Webinars
“Rocking Your Talk: Planning, Delivering, and Managing Your Best Presentations”
Presented by Dr. Deborah Stein, Dr. Clay Cothren Burlew, and Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
Moderated by Dr. Navpreet Dhillon and Dr. Alex Schwed
Thursday, October 19, 2023, from 4-5 pm CDT
“Principles of Being a Great Leader”
Presented by Dr. Niels Martin and Dr. Lillian Kao
Moderated by Dr. Emily Grimsley and Dr. Fariha Sheikh
Thursday, June 1, 2023, from 4-5 pm CDT
"An Inside View of Academic Promotion Processes and the Path to Professorship"
Moderated by Dr. Laura Godat, Dr. William Chiu, and Dr. Michael Ditillo
Presented by Dr. Jeremy Ward, Dr. Bellal Joseph, and Dr. Todd Costantini
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 4-5 pm CST
"Dollars & Sense of Finances and Financial Planning as a Junior to Mid-Level Surgeon"
Moderated by Dr. Fariha Sheikh
Presented by Dr. Thomas Duncan and Dr. Stephanie Bonne
Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 4-5 pm CST
Professional Development Townhall Series
"Organizing Your CV + Interview Practice"
Moderated by Dr. Matt Strickland & Dr. Linda Dultz
Presented by Dr. Joseph Sakran and Dr. Fariah Sheikh
Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 from 6-7 pm CST
"Secure the Right Job for You + Market Yourself"
Moderated by Dr. Jonathan Meizoso & Dr. Brittany Bankhead-Kendall
Presented by Dr. Brandon Bruns and Dr. Bellal Joseph
Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 from 6-7 pm CST
Professional Development Townhall Series "Do's and Dont's: Pearls for Interviewing & Finalizing an Agreement"
Moderated by Dr. Navpreet Dhillon
Presented by Dr. Kimberly Davis and Dr. Ryan Dumas
Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 from 3-4 pm CST
Professional Development Townhall Series “Marketing Yourself”
Moderated by Dr. Jonathan P. Meizoso
Presented by Dr. Matthew Martin and Dr. Brittany Bankhead-Kendall
Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 from 7-8 pm CST
Moderated by Dr. Julia Coleman
Presented by Dr. Linda Dultz and Dr. David Spain
Monday, October 26th, 2020 from 7-8 pm CST