Get Ready to Leave Your Comfort Zone! Insights and Practical Advice for Developing Your Elevator Pitch

Get Ready to Leave Your Comfort Zone! Insights and Practical Advice for Developing Your Elevator Pitch

  By Justine Calise, PhD Candidate, Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine Speakers: Dr. Jesse Roth, MD, FACP, and Dr. Bettie Steinberg, PhD            Chances are, if you are a trainee in the sciences and thinking forward in advancing your career to the next level, you have probably heard of the elevator pitch. For most people the thought of crafting one is scary; the actual elevator ride is the […]

A Guide for NYC Science Communication Bloggers and Editors

A Guide for NYC Science Communication Bloggers and Editors

  By Tristan Fehr and Yue Liu  This post is a guide for anyone who is interested in blogging for NYC Science Communication. It also serves as guidelines for self-editing and editorial board. For more information on blog submission, please refer to an earlier post here: We Want You to Blog for NYC Science Communication!   Article Scope Guidelines We accept submissions within several main categories: Career exploration within the […]

Insider Perspectives on the World of Medical Communications: A Career Panel Summary

Insider Perspectives on the World of Medical Communications: A Career Panel Summary

  By Melissa A. Deri, PhD                 Overview This panel was organized by NYC Science Communication, with the support from The Office of Career Planning and Professional Development at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, in order to provide an overview of medical communications, a look at what the job entails, and how to approach the current career landscape. The […]

Thriving and Volunteering at the American Medical Writers Association

Thriving and Volunteering at the American Medical Writers Association

By Yue Liu                      For any aspiring medical writer, the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) can provide valuable professional resources and volunteering opportunities. In this article, Qing Zhou, PhD, ELS, shares how educational and volunteering experiences at AMWA both catalyzed her professional growth and facilitated her transition from a graduate student and bench scientist to a ten-year medical writing veteran. Interviewee: […]