NIHR Webinar: How to win friends and influence people

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NIHR Webinar: How to win friends and influence people – promoting a clinical academic career to your organisation

29 March 2017

The NIHR is passionate about promoting clinical academic careers and opportunities. Clinical academics bridge the gap between the NHS and academia and help organisations to recognise and address research questions that are relevant, and support staff and their patients to use evidence effectively to continuously improve care. Future clinical academic leaders are central to the NIHR’s vision for improving the health and wealth of the nation; this webinar will provide help and guidance to current and aspiring clinical academics who wish to promote clinical academic careers in their organisation(s).

This one-hour webinar will cover:

  • How to identify, and approach, key people to influence
  • Practical advice, hints and tips on developing a ‘pitch’
  • The importance of demonstrating value and building good relationships
  • Common concerns and guidance on how to address them
  • A live Q&A session

This webinar will be presented by Dr Lisa Roberts, Associate Professor & Consultant Physiotherapist at University of Southampton & University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Sarah Williams, Associate Director for Research and Clinical Effectiveness at Solent NHS Trust.

You can register for the webinar here.

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