Project #BoostINCC – it is well documented that women and underrepresented individuals undersell their accomplishments and are less inclined to self-promotion, though visibility is an essential component of academic advancement and promotion. Project #BoostINCC is a way to operationalize a way to amplify the achievements of INCC members.
Email us at contact.NCS.INCC@gmail.com so we can amplify your accomplishments (e.g., promotion, change in job, new leadership positions, paper/book publications, awards, scholarships, new grants, significant life events, etc.). Photos are encouraged with social media request submissions!
Or alternatively, use the #BoostINCC and we will amplify on Twitter!
Sample article from the Advice and Suggestions to Questions about Careers in Neurocritical Care Series in Currents:
Life Versus Academia
Navigating Conversations About Race and Discrimination
How to Form a Cohesive Team and Give Feedback to Trainees
Submit questions to contact.NCS.INCC@gmail.com, and we will get them answered by a seasoned advisor.
Historically, there have been significant disparities in representation of speaking invitations for women, allied health professionals, and people of color. Ultimately they have fewer speaker opportunities which has implications in terms of academic promotions and future opportunities.
Submit your name to be added to the Speaker’s Bureau – we encourage people to self-nominate!
INCC Family Night
Dinner before the meeting is a relaxing way to meet other families with kids, let the kids get comfortable with each other, and maybe even plan another time to eat or play with new (or old!) friends.
2019 was the inaugural event held at The Old Spaghetti Factory (see photos)
In 2019, the NCS Board of Directors and Executive Committee approved the WINCC section proposal to provide on-site, drop-off childcare for conference attendees. The WINCC section was able to demonstrate the need for childcare at the Annual Meeting after surveying the entire NCS membership. NCS was the first neurology-based annual conference to provide on-site childcare to conference attendees.
In 2022, NCS was pleased to continue offering childcare services to all conference attendees for the 20th Annual Meeting.
2017 WINCC Keynote Speaker, Dr. Luanne Thorndyke, “How to Graciously Promote Yourself and How to Say Yes and No Tactfully”
2018 WINCC Keynote Speaker, Dr. Quinn Capers, IV
2019 WINCC Keynote Speaker, Dr. Lori Shutter
2020 WINCC Keynote Speaker, Dr. Chere Chase-Gregory, “Dare to Soar: Piloting Careers to Senior Leadership and the C-Suite”
INCC created a book club in response to numerous requests from NCS members during the 2020 Annual Meeting. In its inaugural year, the INCC Book club will be held quarterly
To join the Book Club and receive invitations with Zoom links, please email email@example.com
INCC Quarterly Book Club
We want to amplify INCC members’ accomplishments, research, promotion, new leadership positions, work in the DEI field, etc. Email us at contact.NCS.INCC@gmail.com so we can amplify your accomplishments—photos are encouraged with social media request submissions. Or alternatively, use the #BoostINCC and we will amplify on Twitter.
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Avoiding Gender Bias in Reference Writing
Disarming Racial Microaggressions: Microintervention Strategies for Targets, White Allies, and Bystanders