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Harnessing the power of your graduate degree: academia, medicine and beyond

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Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

209 Victoria Street

Allan Waters Auditorium

Toronto, ON M5B 1T8

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The CRICH U of T Chapter proudly presents an exciting day with keynote lectures and interactive workshops with distinguished scientists, leaders in academia and experienced mentors. Talks, panel discussions and breakout rooms will feature Drs. Reinhart Reithmeier, John Marshall, Jane Batt and Kati Szaszi. The aim of this event is to expose promising graduate trainees to the applicability of their critical thinking skills in multiple career avenues.

The 10,000 PhDs seminar is spearheaded by Dr. Reinhart Reithmeier, an award-winning lecturer and mentor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Toronto. Most notably, his leadership was recognized in 2012 by election to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

Attendees have the opportunity to sign-up for breakout rooms on the day of the event, providing an unique opportunity to have one-on-one discussion with the mentor of their choice. The following topics will be covered in the breakout rooms:

Room 1: Reinhart Reithmeier - How to network with scientific experts and leaders.
Room 2: John Marshall - How do I become the best mentor for my mentee?
Room 3: Jane Batt - The importance of women in science and engineering: determining if it is the right fit for you.
Room 4: Kati Szaszi and Andras Kapus- The difference in attaining a PhD in 2018 and years prior.

There will also be a raffle to raise funds for the Rotary Transition Centre of St. Michael's Hospital. Two winning tickets will have an all expenses paid dinner with the invited speakers on the night of Nov. 27th between 6:30-8:30pm. Don't miss this rare opportunity to network with leaders in the field! Please see registration desk for more details.

We look forward to seeing you on the day of the event!

*Lunch and refreshements will be provided

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