Navigating Your Surgical Career

23 Sep 2016

The AWS Clinical Practice Committee will be discussing Navigating Your Surgical Career:  The AWS Guide to Success.  Many of us only wish we could have had access to a resource like this at the beginning of our careers!  It is a “must read.” We will discuss a few selected chapters on networking, mentoring, leadership skills, burnout and transitions. Please join us on Monday (9/26), 7:00 p.m. CST. The AWS blogging team is excited about the #AWSChat and we hope to see you there!

More information about participating in an AWS Twitter chat:

A Twitter chat is where a group of Twitter users meet at a pre-determined time to discuss a certain topic, using a designated hashtag (#) for each tweet contributed. Chats typically last an hour.

Imagine a business networking event-but without a dress code and with a keyboard instead of a bar. The same social customs apply-courtesy and respect-and it’s a great way to meet new people with similar interests. There are Twitter chats in almost every industry imaginable.

Joining our tweet chat is easy.
1. Sign up for a Twitter account if you don’t already have one
2. Download any one of the popular Twitter applications available online like Tweetdeck, Hootsuite or Tweetchat
3. In your preferred Twitter application, create a search column with “#AWSChat” as the hashtag.
4. Follow the moderator so that you can reply to tweets and retweet other comments and questions from participants.
5. Enjoy!

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