Introducing the Early Career Advisory Group

published on September 1, 2015 by Pauline Voon in American Pain Society

The Early Career Advisory Group is a newly established resource for early career members of APS. The purpose of the group is to engage early career members (e.g., graduate students, post docs, residents, fellows, and recent graduates/junior faculty) and advocate for their professional needs within the broader organization.

The responsibilities of the group include providing insight and guidance to the board of directors to ensure APS is reflective of and relevant to early career members; planning, executing, and evaluating the Early Career Forum at the APS Annual Scientific Meeting; and identifying opportunities for the professional development and cultivation of future leaders in pain research, education, treatment, and advocacy.

Currently, the Early Career Advisory Group is working towards promoting and increasing involvement of early career members in the Early Career Advisory Group and other APS activities including

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