Institute Scientist Emeritus Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
The aim of the presentation is to provide an overview of barriers/facilitators that can emerge in holding academic, research, and administrative roles from a personal perspective with a gender lens. Examples will be provided across junior/senior roles. Lessons learned will be shared with participants. The presentation will include examples from research conducted in the area of traumatic brain injury outcomes research in both the United States and Canada. The role of mentorship will be discussed across the career trajectory. Further, the extraordinary experience and privilege of being a mentor to the next generation of rehabilitation scientists will also be shared.
Understand barriers and facilitators that can emerge in holding academic, research and administrative roles from a personal perspective with a gender lens
Identify lessons learned across a career trajectory
Understand the role of mentorship across the career trajectory