Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences
Société canadienne des sciences pharmaceutiques

Trainee Workshop 2017 Conference

Trainee Session Thursday, May 11, 7-9 AM

 “Success During and After Graduate School”

 Workshop is presented by Dr. Nana Lee, University of Toronto


Summary of Workshop:

What are the secrets in succeeding as a trainee and being market-ready? Trainees are invited to discuss practical tips on strategic communications, individual development plans, marketing oneself and the resume which makes it to the top of the list with Dr. Nana Lee, a leader in graduate professional development and former industry scientist. All trainees are encouraged to submit in a resume and/or cover letter by April 1, 2017 to receive interactive feedback during the workshop. Submit all materials to as one pdf file entitled Resume_Your last name_CSPS2017.

Dr. Nana Lee
completed her PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Toronto, was a Visiting Graduate Scholar at MIT, followed by a PDF at the University of Michigan. She brings her several years of biotech industry experience in roles as Director of Application Science, Product Manager, Senior Research Scientist to her current position of Director of Graduate Professional Development at her alma mater.  Along with Dr. Reinhart Reithmeier, she developed and implemented the innovative Graduate Professional Development (GPD) course in the fall of 2012 which was published in Science Careers. GPD has been featured as a transformative initiative by the Conference Board of Canada’s 2015 national report on PhD programs and highlighted in the 2017 Report on North American GPD programs by the Council of Graduate Schools, National Science Foundation. She is currently expanding the program at the faculty development level with the Faculty of Medicine in partnership with the School of Graduate Studies. She and Dr. Reithmeier just published their book “Success After Graduate School.”