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Building Your Career

Author a Manuscript

Steps to writing astrong manuscript
How it Works
HARNESSING THE POWER OF PEER ACCOUNTABILITY

Manuscript Sprints are small peer review groups that encourage authors to press to completion of a manuscript in 6 to 8 weeks.

CHECKING OUT A BOOK

Edge Library curates books for career development including a selection of guides for academic writing.

Edge Book Reviews include:
Writing Science in Plain English

How to Write an Essay Like an Equation
The Art of Scientific Storytelling
How to Write a Lot

LEARNING FROM THE PROS

Seminars presented by senior faculty and tailored to career stage.

Edge Seminars are for MD and PhD
investigators completing training and establishing
their careers.

Newman Seminars are for faculty on a career
development award.

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POLISHING A MANUSCRIPT

EdgeforScholars.org strategizes about how to do
great research, get grants, negotiate for resources,
refine writing, cultivate leadership skills, and
achieve goals.

Writing and Publishing posts

20/20 Writing
Reviewers’ Perspective

PROMOTING YOUR SCIENCE

Science Communication Animation Awards bring your research to life in an animated video to maximize social media outreach.

Your Digital Academic Brand

Twitter for Scientists

Questions
Email the Edge team at info@edgeforscholars.org
upcoming Author a Manuscript events [ view all events ]
February 29, 2024 | 12:00 pm (In-Person) Panel | MCN C-2209
Newman Seminar
Faculty Life
Early career faculty
March 7, 2024 | 12:00 pm (In-Person) Chad Lightner | MCN C-2209
Edge Seminar
Newman Seminar
Grants & Funding
Writing & Publishing
Communication
Pre/Post Doc
Early career faculty
Mid career faculty
Senior faculty
March 11, 2024 | 12:00 am (Virtual)
Grants & Funding
Pre/Post Doc
Early career faculty
April 11, 2024 | 12:00 pm (In-Person) VUMC Media Relations | MCN C-2209
Edge Seminar
Communication
Pre/Post Doc
Early career faculty
April 25, 2024 | 12:00 pm (In-Person) VUMC Finance | MCN C-2209
Newman Seminar
Grants & Funding
Early career faculty
RCR
May 2, 2024 | 12:00 pm (In-Person) Tara Helmer & Nan Kennedy | MCN C-2209
Edge Seminar
Newman Seminar
Writing & Publishing
Pre/Post Doc
Early career faculty
RCR
May 6, 2024 | 9:00 am (In-Person) Dr. Todd Edwards | 2525 West End, 6 Floor boardroom
Grant Pacing Workshop
Grants & Funding
Pre/Post Doc
September 16, 2024 | 9:00 am (In-Person) Dr. Todd Edwards | 2525 West End, 6 Floor boardroom
Grant Pacing Workshop
Grants & Funding
Pre/Post Doc
January 13, 2025 | 9:00 am (In-Person) Dr. Todd Edwards | 2525 West End, 6 Floor boardroom
Grant Pacing Workshop
Grants & Funding
Pre/Post Doc
Protip: Make the readers job easy
Testimonials
DEEPER DIVE
20/20 Writing
Success

Associate Professor

Department
Obstetrics and Gynecology/Maternal Fetal Medicine; Biomedical Informatics
Award Type
  • UG3

Instructor

Department
Medicine/Gastroenterology
Award Type
  • K23

Assistant Professor

Department
School of Nursing
Award Type
  • R01

Assistant Professor

Department
Medicine/Hematology Oncology
Award Type
  • R56



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