- Provides strategies on evaluating biomedical and life sciences education and professional development opportunities in a thorough and systematic fashion.
- Discusses possible pitfalls and offers insight into how to navigate them successfully at various points of a scientist's career.
- Offers valuable advice on how to make the best choices for yourself at any stage in your career.
My Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences Prologue 1.Getting Bitten by the Bug 2.Creating a Dynamic Training Path 3.Undergraduate Studies 4.Choosing the Best Graduate Program for Your Needs 5.Postgraduate Studies: Preparing to Launch 6.Your First Job: Choosing and Preparing Well for an Academic Career 7.The Next Ten Years in Academia 8.Into the Future: The Path to Academic Leadership 9.Your First Job: Choosing and Preparing Well for a Non-Academic Career Appendix: Comprehensive Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Epilogue
Dr. Gotlieb's research interests include atherosclerosis and valvular heart disease. He has published over 100 peer reviewed papers, and 35 reviews and book chapters. He has edited three books, including the comprehensive textbook, Cardiovascular Pathology. He is a former President of the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) and past President of the Canadian Society of Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (CSATVB) and the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology (SCVP). He was a member of the Board of the Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology (FASEB) and served as FASEB Vice-President for Science Policy. He is an elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and a Senior Fellow of the Association of Pathobiology Chairs (APC). He was honoured by SCVP with the Distinguished Achievement Award and by APC with their Distinguished Service Award.