IHPI Early Career Development Workshop

Thu, January 24, 2019 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Event Details


North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)
Building 10, Rooms G063-64



IHPI Early Career Faculty Advisory Council

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IHPI early career faculty members, join us before the IHPI Member Forum for a workshop led by experienced mentors that will provide your with career development and advanced training. The theme for this year's workshop is "Maximizing Your Impact: Communicating Effectively."


9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Light Breakfast Served

9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.
Presenters: Mary Janevic and Michelle Moniz

9:25 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Leading with your WHY
Presenter: Tammy Chang

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Better Approaches to Public Speaking
Presenter: Jamie Moshin

10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

10:40 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
Core Principles of Effective Communication
Presenter: Brian Zikmund-Fisher

11:25 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Designing Visual Communications For Impact
Presenter: Emily Smith
** Want to see how your PowerPoint slide or visual abstract could make more of an impact? Send one example to ezarack@umich.edu by December 14, 2018. This opportunity is limited; not all submissions will be used. Examples (old & new) will be shared during the presentation.

11:55 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Grab Lunch
* Lunch is provided. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available.

12:10 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Researchers, Reporters, & Everything in Between: Working Lunch
Facilitator: Kara Gavin; Panel: Andrea LaFerle, Jared Wadley, Chris Friese, Kayte Spector-Bagdady

12:55 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.

1:05 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Choose Your Own Adventure

  1. Twitter 101
    Facilitator: Eric Zanotti
    Attendees will create and polish a Twitter profile, learn the basics of Tweeting, and understand how to grow your following. Bring your laptops and mobile devices!
  2. Twitter 201: Tweeting about Conferences
    Facilitator: Haley Otman
    Want to be the Top Tweeter at your next national meeting?  Come learn best practices for communicating on Twitter while at conferences and other events. Bring your laptops and mobile devices!
  3. Persuasive Writing: OpEds & Beyond
    Facilitator: Kara Gavin
    Looking to persuade policymakers or the public?  Come learn key principles for writing a compelling OpEd or piece for The Conversation. Bring a topic idea you’d like to hone.
  4. Using Improvisation to Boost Communication Skills
    Facilitator: Brian Zikmund-Fisher
    Use games adapted from improvisational theater to build presenter confidence and practice skills such as reacting in the moment to unanticipated questions.
  5. Engaging in Policy
    Facilitator: Eileen Kostanecki
    Want to inform health policy and have your expertise and findings utilized in health policy discussions? Bring one of your research findings and get help from the experts at crafting memorable, compelling messages for policymakers.

1:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Presenters: Mary Janevic and Michelle Moniz

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