Professional Development Events

The Professional Development and Mentoring Council will sponsor workshops on Monday and Tuesday of the meeting. The topics of these workshops vary from year to year and are intended to help AAHB members enhance existing or develop new professional skills. Workshops are open to all meeting attendees at no extra cost.

Registration is optional but recommended- just indicate your interest during the meeting registration process. Lunch will be provided to a limited number of registrants, with priority given to students.

Monday, March 13, 2023
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Presenter: Gabriela Ortiz, Senior Applied Econometrician, StataCorp

Title: Power, precision, and sample-size analysis in Stata, with notes on reproducible reporting

Description: This session will provide an introduction to Stata's features for power, precision, and sample-size analysis. Attendees will also learn about Stata's features for exporting Stata results and graphs to Word-compatible files.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Perform power and sample-size analysis with Stata's power suite of commands
  2. Perform precision and sample-size analysis with Stata's ciwidth suite of commands
  3. Perform sensitivity analyses with graphs and tables
  4. Create a reproducible report with Stata results and graphs

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
12:45 - 1:45 pm

Lisako McKyerPresenter: Lisako McKyer, PhD, MPH, Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Alice L. Walton School of Medicine

Title: Communicating Diversity in Academia: Verbal, Written, and Action

Description: This session will describe key skills for authentically articulating and integrating diversity in academic. Topics will include how to write a diversity statement, how to review diversity statements, and how to consider diversity in academic searches.

Learning Objectives: This session will describe key skills for authentically articulating and integrating diversity in academia. Individuals at all career stages are welcome to attend.
Attendees will learn how to:

  1. Write a diversity statement
  2. Review diversity statements
  3. Consider diversity in academic searches

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