Division I – Education in the Professions

2017 Annual Conference Division Poster

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Welcome 

Please welcome Christina Morrow, MA, as Division I’s incoming Junior Graduate Student Representative. Christina is the Associate Director of Advising & Academic Support Services at New York University’s College of Dentistry. In her role, Christina manages the Student Success Network, a program that is aimed at ensuring success for 1500 dental students by utilizing the skills of academic advisors, tutors, and peer mentors. Christina is pursuing her doctoral degree in Sociology and Education at NYU. Christina joined the Division I leadership team at the conclusion of the 2016 Annual Meeting, and Sarah McBrien (University of Nebraska-Lincoln/Medical Center) moved into the Senior Representative position, succeeding Michael Soh, who is finishing up his doctoral studies at UCLA.

Division Updates

The AERA Division I Distinguished Career Award is awarded every other year to an individual who has met the following criteria: – Evidence of a significant impact on the field of research in the professions. – Existence of a body of work on a topic over 10 years or more OR Evidence that the research has significantly influenced the field. – Service to the research community (editorial boards, reviewer). – Evidence of contributions to the growth of new investigators (mentoring, teaching, final author position). – Ability to communicate in effective ways with the end users (evidence of non-research seminars, essays, panels, invited presentations). – Regular participation in Division I. Nomination Process: Nominations must include two letters of nomination detailing the nominees’ contributions and the nominee’s curriculum vitae (CV). Please contact Katherine Edmondson (Kme2@cornell.edu), Division I Distinguished Career Award Subcommittee Chair, Linette Ross (lross@nbme.org) or Eunmi Park (epark12@jhmi.edu) Division I Award Committee Co-chairs, with your questions or nominations. Deadline for nominations is October 15, 2016

Upcoming Events

We are working with Dorthea Juel, our faculty mentor, on planning the Division I Fireside Chat and look forward to shaping a great discussion about how professional schools are teaching cultural competency and engaging professional students in service for underrepresented minorities.

Getting Involved

We were delighted to see a number of new and returning graduate students at the annual meeting. You represented the Division well presenting your work, attending Division I sessions, and participating in the Division I business meeting. We welcome your interest in the Division! Please contact Sarah or Christina if you have any questions or would like to learn more about becoming involved in Division I as a graduate student. (sarah.mcbrien@unmc.edu; csm8@nyu.edu)

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