Community of Scholars

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Duke’s Community of Scholars (CoS) seeks to connect trainees, share educational resources, and increase program efficiencies to enhance the career development of diverse scholars across Duke, enabling them to become successful researchers, mentors and leaders.

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Contact Stephanie Molner to join our distribution list and find out more about what’s coming down the COS pipeline.

About CoS

“Getting the Most Out of Your Data”
Advice and Insights from Data Science Experts and Experienced Mentors: Maximize Your Research Progress through Meaningful Approaches to Your Data

FEATURING: Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC

Opening Remarks by L. Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH

Discussion and reception with accomplished mentors and data science experts to follow the talk.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Duke School of Nursing Atrium 

Register Now - Registration closes October 23, 2019.

Covidence: A Systematic Review Screening Tool
Thinking about starting a systematic review? In addition to contacting the medical library to help with your methods and search, consider using Covidence, a web-based software designed to facilitate the systematic review process.  Read more.


Leadership Development for Researchers
Applications for the 2020 LEADER program are now available!
Application due: November 1
Junior faculty at Duke is fortunate to have access to this professional development workshop. This is an excellent course covering in appropriate depth many aspects of skills and knowledge needed to build up your research team. Please contact CoS leadership if you need assistance getting access to this course.

CTSA KL2 NOW Soliciting Applications
Suggested LOI due: November 1
Application due: November 25 

REACH Equity Career Development Award NOW Soliciting Applications
Suggested LOI due: September 30
Application due: December 16

CTSA TL1 Postdoctoral and MD Fellowship NOW Soliciting Applications
Application due: January 13, 2020

   We Keep You Informed  

If you have problems gaining access to any of these events, please let us know so that we can address this with the organizer.

Research Careers Ahead! Seminar Series
Creating a Curriculum Vitae – October 23
Strategies for Navigating the Academic Job Market – November 20

The Mentoring and Communication Series
Sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Services and The Graduate School.

  1. The Mentoring Relationship: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
  2. Mapping your Mentoring Network: Identifying and Developing the Mentorship You Need
  3. Communicating Honestly (But Tactfully) with Mentors and Mentees
  4. Moving From Mentee to Mentor
  5. Do You Know Your Rules? Improving Intercultural Interactions

Science & Society Dinner Dialogue
Moral Considerations in Tissue Models
The Neuroscience of our Addiction to Stories

Duke School of Medicine Inaugural Research Week
October 14 – October 17

Getting Useful Feedback on Your Work
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Duke Institute for Health Innovation Jam
October 17, 2019

Mentor/Mentee Training Day
October 31, 8 am-1 pm, Trent Seaman Center Great Hall

+DS In-Person Learning Experiences and Lunch and Learn
Early Autism Screening with Machine Learning - November 5
Recommending MyChart Responses with Natural Language Processing - December 3

Writing from the Reader's Perspective
Monday, November 18, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Lecture Hall, Searle Conference Center 

If you have any announcements you want to share with others in the Community of Scholars, please contact