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CDTRP Webinars: How to use social media for your professional development


The CDTRP Education and Training Platform has prepared two webinars to kick off the 2019 conference season! Learn the value of social media for your personal development, connecting with your peers, promoting your research and career path by attending the webinars outlined below. A special look into strategizing content for the right audience and a mini-tutorial on how to use Twitter and Instagram for the upcoming CDTRP Annual Meeting, is also in the works. Join us by adding it to your calendar using the links below.

CDTRP Webinar – Tuesday, Sep. 3, 2019 – 4pm ET

Professional Social Media, Research and YOU

Speaker: Dr. Sapna Kuchadkar (@SapnaKmd), Associate Professor in the Depts. Of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Pediatric Critical Care and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Kudchadkar’s areas of research focus include sleep disturbances in critically ill children, pediatric delirium prevention and management, sedation of mechanically ventilated children, pediatric ICU rehabilitation and mobility, and clinical epidemiology and biostatistics. She is passionate about the role of social media in healthcare for professional networking in addition to education, knowledge dissemination and advocacy. She is the Senior Associate Editor in charge of social media initiatives for both the journals Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Critical Care Explorations

Moderator: Dr. Steven Habbous from Cancer Care Ontario, studied molecular biology and pursued a PhD in epidemiology at Western University. Steve has recently graduated and will be presenting 2 projects at the Canadian Transplant Summit.

Webinar Takeaways:

  • Familiarize yourself with the background and perspective on the evolution of social media use in healthcare and research

  • Discuss the applications of social media and strategies to benefit the transplant research community

Join us on September 3 at 4pm ET by clicking here: https://cdtrp.zoom.us/j/717640693

Add it to your calendar by clicking here.

If you have any questions, contact Chelsea Patriquin - CDTRP Training Manager

CDTRP Webinar – Monday, September 16, 2019 – 4pm ET

Building a Presence on Social Media

Speaker: Kate Headley (@mscommunikate), Principal, McMillan Vantage Policy Group.

Kate has honed her strategic communications and marketing skills working with organizations such as United Way, the Canadian Nurses Association and the Mental Health Commission of Canada, as well as the federal government and small start-ups. Since becoming a consultant in 2016, Kate has lent her expertise to the House of Commons, the Canadian Medical Association, Reconciliation Canada, Export Development Canada and others.

She has a special interest in associations, non-profit and health care, but is adeptly versatile to help in a multitude of sectors. An avid reader of news and stories, Kate is a committed collaborator who delivers high-quality communications, creative content and expert advice you can trust.

Originally from Ottawa, Kate holds a bachelor's degree in communications and political science from the University of Ottawa and a public relations diploma from Toronto's Humber College. She is a board of directors member with Dress for Success Ottawa and Planned Parenthood Ottawa.

Webinar Takeaways:

  • Outline basic approaches to maintaining a social media presence, audience growth and content

  • Gain concrete ideas how you can use social media for the right audience, including potential research partners and employers

  • Mini tutorial on the use of Twitter and Instagram

Join us on September 16, 2019 at 4pm ET by clicking here: https://cdtrp.zoom.us/j/515666568

Add it to your calendar by clicking here.

If you have any questions, contact Chelsea Patriquin - CDTRP Training Manager

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