Description: The webinar will briefly discuss the importance of career planning and researching the many professional opportunities open to PhDs in science. Some of the differences in career norms outside of academia will be described from the point of view of the speaker. The focus will be on medical/scientific writing, the different forms that it takes and the professional venues that are there to look into.
Bio: Dr. Weinberger is a freelance consultant and owner of The Stylus Medical Communications. He recently retired as Director of Medical Communications in the Medical Affairs Department, Sanofi Pasteur, Lyon, France. Earlier in his professional life he taught at both the university and secondary school levels, was a post-doc doing medical research, a product marketing manager for a medical device company, sold medical laboratory services, and was a writer working in medical education companies. He spends his time writing part of the year in New Jersey, USA and in South Bohemia, Czech Republic. You can find Dr. Weinberger’s blog on medical writing at: http://biocareers.com/bio-careers-blog?title=&tid=All&uid=Clement+Weinbergerand more about him on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/clement-weinberger/0/739/489