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  • The Trainee Council Provides Advice on Navigating the 61st ASH Annual Meeting Nov 19, 2019

    Listen to Drs. Marquita Nelson, Jori May, and Nicole Cruz discuss important sessions, events, and features that could benefit the trainee community at this year’s annual meeting.

  • Where Can ASH Awards Take You? Stories From the ASH Early-Career Awardees Nov 19, 2019

    Good research should be recognized, funded, and advanced. ASH provides funding and training opportunities through various awards for trainees and early-career investigators in the field of hematology. As trainees, getting awards not only builds our CVs and enhances our careers. It also gives us opportunities to think in-depth on research projects and career directions.

  • Starting a New Research Position Aug 26, 2019

    When you move on from PhD student to post-doc or transition from clinical to research fellow, chances are that your workplace and responsibilities will change significantly. Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with these changes and familiarize yourself with your new research job as soon as possible.

  • First Year of Fellowship: Survival Tips Aug 26, 2019

    Each transition in your medical career has been full of unique challenges that you have mastered to get where you are today. As you acclimate to your new role, here are a few recommendations.

  • From Bench to Bedside and Back: Challenges and Solutions to the Physician-Scientist Track During Hematology Fellowship May 10, 2019

    Hematology trainees on the physician-scientist track know quite well the challenges to navigating a career in science and medicine. The physician-scientist track is filled with transitions from the bench to bedside and back.

  • The Road from Postdoc to Independent Investigator May 10, 2019

    The way forward from postdoc to principal investigator (PI) is diverse and complicated. Here we share some reflections from Ze and Andrew who are in the process of becoming independent, and Jeremy who has recently started his own independent lab.

  • Why Should You Join the ASH Trainee Council? Feb 26, 2019

    We asked the fellows who joined the ASH Trainee Council in 2018 why someone should apply to be part of the council. “The Trainee Council represents an invaluable opportunity to learn from and be a part of a larger community of hematologists. My experience has been eye-opening

  • To Postdoc or Not to Postdoc, That Is the Question Feb 26, 2019

    I remember when I realized that my predoctoral training was coming to an end. It was 2014, and the recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) workforce study portended a bleak outlook for newly minted PhDs. I therefore felt justified in telling my dissertation committee chair that

  • Sickle Cell Disease in the Adult Population Dec 12, 2018

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) in the adult population has been an understudied and underappreciated topic compared to other hematologic conditions. Lack of awareness of gaps in the SCD field stems largely from the fact that SCD is frequently considered a primarily pediatric condition.

  • Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease: Despite the Successes, There Is Still Much More to Do Dec 12, 2018

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects a profound number of people worldwide, including approximately 100,000 people in the United States. One in 365 black infants have SCD, and one in 13 have sickle cell trait. The field of pediatric SCD care has grown significantly and achieved numer

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