The Young Investigators Research Forum and Sleep Research Program for Advancing Careers took place on Friday, June 11th during SLEEP 2021 to give current and past trainees, fellows, faculty, and mentors of the Young Investigators Research Forum and Sleep Research Program for Advancing Careers an opportunity to unwind and reconnect with peers.
The networking mixer was hosted by Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPH, Chair of the Young Investigators Research Forum 2021. Highlights of the program included:
Announcement of Trivia Winners
- 1st Place – Jennifer Goldschmied, PhD
- 2nd Place – Monica Kelly, PhD
- 3rd Place – Omonigho Michael Bubu, MD, PhD and Katie Sharkey, MD, PhD
Speed Networking Sessions
The mixer included two, ten-minute speed networking sessions for participants to meet and discuss the rewarding parts of their sleep research career and the best piece of advice they received in their sleep research career.
Panel discussion on the Trials and Tribulations of a Sleep Research Career
The panelists included:
- Salma I. Patel, MD
- Jennifer L. Martin, PhD
- Daniel J. Buysse, MD
We hope that all members of the sleep community will watch and learn how the AASM Foundation is promoting discoveries that advance the understanding of sleep for healthier lives.