HST.590 Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: Developing Professional Skills

Fall 2006

A doctor gives a presentation from a whiteboard.
Being successful in the biomedical field, as in any other, requires a variety of professional skills, such as the ability to speak well in front of an audience. (Figure by MIT OCW.)

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive reading list of freely available online resources.

Course Description

This course consists of a series of seminars focused on the development of professional skills. Each semester focuses on a different topic, resulting in a repeating cycle that covers medical ethics, responsible conduct of research, written and oral technical communication, and translational issues. Material and activities include guest lectures, case studies, interactive small group discussions, and role-playing simulations.
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Prof. Mya Poe

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session