Category: Professional Development

A collection of blog posts related to all forms of professional development, including: communication, time management, and more.

Benefits of Being Involved

Being involved in professional associations provides benefits like networking opportunities and helping you grow as an individual and a professional. Hear some tips from recent grad, Tanner Johnson PharmD ’19 on how to get involved as a student.

January 23, 2020

Importance of Networking

No matter what profession you are in, networking is important. You can network by attending conferences and events, but also serving on local, state, and national boards, councils, and societies. Take a listen to this week’s thoughts from Randy Heibel, DDS, MAGD, ABGD, CDR (ret.), U.S. Navy Dental Corp. ’78 “I’ve met so many different […]

January 16, 2020

Advice on Staying Organized in the Healthcare Field

Jordan Dudzinski, DDS ’13 and brother Logan Dudzinski, DDS ’16 share their tips on how they stay organized while working together in their busy dental practice. Their tips have allowed them to have smoother days in the office and be prepared for each of their patients so that they can offer them the very best […]

October 28, 2019

Tips to Remember as You Enter Into Your First Healthcare Role

You have your knowledge, which is probably the best and at the highest level it may ever be throughout your career because you are either almost through with your health professions education or you are a new graduate. You have the latest and most advanced information and taking that information and applying it to your […]

October 24, 2019

Tips on Maintaining Your Well-being in the Healthcare Field

What do you do if you start to feel a sense of burnout in your personal or professional life? Hear from Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE ’03, ’07 ’16 on tips she recommends developing to help find the joy again. “Healthcare is very emotional, amazing human work, but at the end of that there are […]

October 9, 2019

Tips for Your Resume or CV

Did you know that your resume or CV should look different for every position that you apply for? Learn some quick tips from Dr. Lisa Bilek ’13 on how you can polish up your resume or CV to showcase your marketability.

October 2, 2019

The Importance of Being Involved in a Professional Society

Jordan Warchol, MD, MPH ’13 shares the importance of being involved in a professional society and as a physician, some of the options that are available. “I was involved in organized medicine starting in medical school and I found not only leadership development and skills, but really a passion for shaping our healthcare system…it’s really […]

May 21, 2019

Three Tips for Job Interviews

Betsy J. Becker, PT, DPT, PhD ’99, ’18, Director of Physical Therapy Education in the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions, shares three tips that may be helpful to you as you prepare to enter the workforce. Prepare, practice and be confident.

May 1, 2019