The Office of Health Sciences Education, The Office for Continuous Professional Development and
the Academy for Excellence in Education



Mary Ann Nichols 
Vanderbilt University


Monday March 20, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CDT

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202 Light Hall


Health Sciences Education Grand Rounds   
Monday, March 20, 2017
202 Light Hall
12:00 - 1:00 pm


"Strategies to Recruit, Retain and Sustain Physician Researchers"

P. Kay Lund, PhD
Director, Division of Biomedical Research Workforce
Office of Extramural Research,
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


A boxed lunch will be provided for all registrants.

Please register below by Friday, March 17, 2017 

About Dr. Lund:

Dr. P. Kay Lund is Director of a new Division of Biomedical Research Workforce in the Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The division has responsibilities for policy and extramural programs related to training, career development and diversity of the biomedical research workforce.  The division also performs research and economic analyses to predict workforce trends and future needs.

Dr. Lund joined NIH from a career in academia including appointments at the Massachusetts General Hospital and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she held the endowed Sarah Graham Kenan Professorship in Cell Biology and Physiology, with joint appointments as Professor in Pediatrics and Nutrition.  She has mentored large numbers of biomedical researchers from undergraduate students to faculty including Ph.D. and MD scientists.  Dr. Lund has published widely in her scientific discipline and has also written articles about broadening definitions of career outcomes for Ph.D. scientists see (The Flexible Ph.D. Gastroenterology, 203 125:1301).

Dr. Lund serves as co-chair of the NIH Working Group on Strengthening the Biomedical Workforce which advises on the BEST program geared towards Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training.

CME Credit:
Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Office for Health Sciences Education, Educator Development Core, The Office for Continuous Development and the Academy for Excellence in Education.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.