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These webinars address gaps in graduate education and research training, as well as emerging topics in the anatomical sciences. The expert content is created by members and/or experts in the subject field. The original AAA Webinar Series was funded through an Innovations Program Grant; this highly-rated member benefit continues to be funded annually by the Board.

Webinar Topics Include: 

  • How to manage day-to-day operations of a laboratory
  • Conducting a productive meeting
  • Generating report summaries
  • Mentoring a graduate student or postdoc
  • Developing teaching curricula and preparing assessment tools

Upcoming Webinars

Scheduled webinars are shown below, in order of occurrence. Most webinars are available to members for free and to the public for a nominal fee. Members and nonmembers must be logged in to register. If you do not already have an account, you may create one here. An account does not equate with membership. Learn more about becoming a member for as little as $25.

Who’s Taking Care of the Third Shift?

Who’s Taking Care of the Third Shift? Balance and Inequality During a Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on our lives, changing not only our job responsibilities and work locations, but also our home and parenting duties and obligations. These radical changes can upend our work-life balance and further exacerbate inequality.  Emerging evidence suggests that female research productivity in particular may be suffering as manuscript submissions from women to some journals are declining.  The purpose of this webinar is to interactively discuss the effects of the pandemic on work-life balance and equality, and discuss potential ways to manage balancing work, home, and the unknown. 

Speakers

Paul Trainor, Ph.D., Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, and Editor-in-Chief, Developmental Dynamics
Rebecca Lufler, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Moderator

Kem Rogers, Ph.D., Professor, Western University

This webinar is open access for both members and non-members. 

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When
6/18/2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time
Where
UNITED STATES

Eliminating Sexual Harassment of Women in STEM

In Conversation: Eliminating Sexual Harassment of Women in STEM

In 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) published an exhaustive report – including 15 "evidence-based recommendations [designed to serve] as a road map for colleges and universities to consider and adapt to their particular circumstances" – on Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Billy M. Williams, Vice President for Ethics, Diversity, and Inclusion at the American Geophysical Union (AGU), participated in the report as a member of the NASEM Committee on the Impacts of Sexual Harassment in Academia. 

Join Mr. Williams and AAA President-Elect Valerie DeLeon for a frank conversation about the report; the effects of harassment on science, education, and health; and how organizations like NASEM, AGU, and AAA are taking action to eliminate harassment in STEM. 

This webinar is sponsored by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEI), which develops and executes initiatives that promote and achieve outcomes for individuals from diverse and underrepresented groups within AAA's membership. 

Speakers

Billy M. Williams (he, him, his) is the Senior Vice President for Ethics, Diversity, and Inclusion at the American Geophysical Union (AGU), a global scientific community that advances the understanding of Earth and space through cooperation in research. Williams was the Principal Investigator and lead organizer for the September 2016 workshop funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Respond, and serves as a co-Principal Investigator on the 2017 NSF Grant, ADVANCE Partnership: From the Classroom to the Field: Improving the Workplace in the Geosciences. He currently serves as the Principal Investigator on Catalyzing Cultural Change in the Sciences with New Resources and Tracking Tools, a project funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Williams was a member of the 2017-2018 National Academy of Sciences' Committee on Impact of Sexual Harassment in Academic Science Engineering and Medicine, and the 2019-2020 Committee on Increasing the Number of Women in STEMM. Prior to joining AGU as Science Director in 2012, he served as a Senior Program Officer at the National Academy of Sciences and as a Global R&D Director at Dow Chemical Company. Williams is the 2019-2020 Ethics Committee Chair for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and serves on the Advisory Board for Stem Equity Achievement (SEA) Change Initiative at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He recently co-led the development of the Societies Consortium on Addressing Harassment in STEMM, an initiative to advance professional ethics, conduct, climate, and culture.

 

Valerie Burke DeLeon (she, her, hers) is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory at the University of Florida. She currently serves as President-Elect of the American Association for Anatomy (AAA), where she has championed professional support for young anatomists and the importance of science communication. Her research, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), explores how growth influences biological variation in the skull of humans, other primates, and diverse mammals. She received her Ph.D. in Functional Anatomy & Evolution, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in Developmental Genetics, at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 2005 and taught dissection-based Human Medical Anatomy for 10 years to medical, graduate, and undergraduate students. Dr. DeLeon, her collaborators, and students have authored more than 45 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and the recently published book Skeletal Anatomy of the Newborn Primate (Cambridge University Press).

 

Moderator

TBD

This webinar is open access for both members and non-members. 

Instructions to Register:

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4. Click on "Proceed to Checkout" 
5. On the next page, click on the "Submit Order" button 

When
6/24/2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time
Where
UNITED STATES

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