cbookste at medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu
Thu Apr 15 12:38:57 EST 1999
for Women in Science-Chicago Area Chapter
Exploring Careers for Scientists Seminar Series
April 28, 1999
Cecilia Hofmann, PhD
"What Does It Mean to Be a Medical Writer?"
next speaker earned her PhD at UIC and spent 20+ yrs in academic
science before switching gears to launch an independent career as a
medical writer. To make this transition, she took a short term
position with a hospital group to gain experience in a clinical
setting-learning how to write from a different perspective and to an
entirely different reader, as well as making the contacts that launched
her new career. She will be speaking to us on the heels of a trip to
=46rance where she attended a medical conference, followed by two weeks
of writing up the talks. (Such a dull, no glamour job!) She will
describe the type of writing she does, how to get freelance or
permanent writing jobs, and how to develop your own independent
Location: UIC Molecular Biology Research Bldg., Room 1152
900 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago
Time: 6-9 PM
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 1999
Cost: prepaid: $5 members, $6 nonmembers
at the door: $7
Men in science are welcome, too.
Box Dinners may be ordered (deadline 5PM, Tuesday, April 27).
=46or information about dinner choices, etc., contact Cres Bookstein at:
<<cbookste at medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu>
Directions to the Molecular Biology Research Bldg.
at the University of Illinois at Chicago
900 S. Ashland
Exit <underline>South</underline> at <underline>Ashland</underline>
>From <underline>Eisenhower</underline> (290). Head south about 4
blocks to <underline>Taylor St</underline>., passing a very modern
looking building on your right (the Molecular Biology Research Bldg).=20
At <underline>Taylor, turn right</underline>. The Paulina Street
Parking garage is one block west and you can enter from Marshfield or
Paulina. After 5 PM, parking is $3.75. =20
Enter the MBR building from the Marshfield side. Room 1152 is on the
ground floor, across the lobby, behind the DNA staircase and through
the glass doors to the left.
Crescence Bookstein, Ph.D.
Research Associate/Assistant Professor
Dept of Medicine, mc6084
University of Chicago
5841 S. Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
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