School of Medicine Career Center
By Stanford University
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The Stanford School of Medicine Career Center (SoMCC) provides career development programming and services to all School of Medicine graduate and medical students, residents, postdoctoral fellows and alumni. The Industry Insights program is a regular series in which companies and agencies from across various sectors speak about trends, developments and business strategies within the life and medical sciences. The below collection is a sampling of past Industry Insights events.
|1||VideoScience & the Law: Medical/Life Science Professionals in Legal Settings||Michael Hebert, George Best, and Antoinette Konski from Foley and Lardner lead a presentation on the legal career surrounding science and technology. They look at intellectual property law in patent procurement, trademark, and copyrights. (May 13, 2008)||1/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoIndustry Insights: Improving Clinical Results Through Advancements in Molecular Diagnostics||XDx employee Tod Klingler discusses the development of molecular diagnostics and how the recent advances in technology have affected the field of medicine. (February 10, 2009)||1/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoStrategic Career Planning and Management: An Introduction to the Career Development Model & Tools and Techniques for Success||Two industry experts discuss the challenges to finding a job in the modern medical field and some effective approaches to finding an appropriate career. (March 6, 2008)||1/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoAn Inside Look at Business Development: Genetech's Approach to Evaluating and Sourcing Technologies||Michael Penn discusses his work at Genentech. He describes how the company works to incorporate the medical and business world, in order to be most effective in a rapidly changing medical field. (December 9, 2008)||1/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoIndustry Insights with Geron: Embryonic Stem Cells - Progress and Promise||President and CEO of Geron Corporation, Tom Okarma, discusses his company and how it has been successful and how it plans to be successful in the future. Geron is a cancer and stem cell researching medical company. (June 9, 2009)||1/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoA Company is Born: Cytokinetics Case Study||Dr. James Sabry, co-founder of Cytokinetics, discusses the process involved with building a biotech company and talks about some of the things he learned during his experiences. (June 17, 2008)||1/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoGrowing Opportunities for Physicians and Researchers in Health Systems Research||Stanford School of Medicine Alum, John Hornberger, gives a presentation about the path he took to get to his career of choice. He describes how his company, Cedar Associates LLC, focuses on research within the health sector. (October 28, 2010)||1/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoScience & the Media: Getting Published and Communicating about Science||Donald Kennedy discusses scientific publications and explores reformative measure for minting integrity given the instantaneous nature of news on the internet. (March 7, 2006)||1/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoHidden Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development||Toby Friedman sheds light on a variety of interesting and potentially unforeseen opportunities for medical and life science trainees within drug development settings, as well as current trends in the biotechnology industry. (March 11, 2008)||4/5/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoAcademic, Corporate, and Political Leadership Opportunities||Tom Ehrlich speaks on career development and gives advice to graduate students and postdocs for creating their career paths. (November 16, 2010)||4/5/2012||Free||View in iTunes|