Going to the NCME Annual Meeting for the first time can be an ovewhelming experience for some graduate students. Each year, the March Newsletter published before the Annual Meeting has advice for graduate students attending the meeting:
Susan Rowe, 2018, offered tips for navigating, and not being overwhelmed by, the Annual Meeting.
Masha Bertling , 2017, examines the consequences of measuring student performance based on growth versus proficiency.
Jonathan D. Rollins III, 2015, wrote about the alignment between expectations and experience in relation to attending the NCME annual meeting.
Diane Talley, 2014, wrote a piece on considerations for preparing a proposal to submit to the annual conference.
Melinda Montgomery, 2013, provided a summary of strategies for managing potential complications that may arise through both poster presentations and paper presentations.
Jerome Clauser, 2012, described how to give an effective conference presentation, beginning with the planning stages.
Chris Orem (2011) encourages graduate students consider attending meetings in addition to NCME
Dubravka Svetina (2010 ) offers suggestions for getting the most out of your first trip to the Annual Meeting
Carol Barry (2009) talks about taking advantage of networking opportunities and training sessions (See right for Newsletters)