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Trainee & Young Faculty Community of Practice (TYF COP)

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2016-2017 Executive Committee

Staff Liaison: Randy Young

Chair: David Wojciechowski
Co-Chair: Rowena Delos Santos
Past Chair: Jamil Azzi
Board Liaison: John Gill
Jyoti Brar
Kevin Daly
Nissreen Elfadawy
Nina D. Joiner
Kaseem Safa


2016-2017 Initiatives

  • Maintain, promote, and grow the TYF COP website/blog
  • Investigate possibility of offering grant writing advice or peer review
  • Continue investigating the cost and effort of a searchable list of transplant fellowship programs
  • Continue consideration with TIRN Committee on alternate funding options, including small start up grants
  • Submit programs for ATC 2017
  • Continue journal club and Transplant in 10 participation
  • Film poster presentations at ATC for posting on TYF COP hub site
  • Develop strategic plan and mission statement
  • Consolidate mentoring programs and career advice activities across AST to benefit both students, residents, trainees/fellows, and young faculty