Table of Contents

Why Be an Academic Surgeon? Impetus and Options for the Emerging Surgeon-Scientist.
Timeline for Promotion/Overview of an Academic Career.
Reviewing the Literature, Developing a Hypothesis, Study Design.
Ethics in Surgical Research.
Analyzing Your Data.
Animal Models for Surgical Research.
Health Services Research.
Surgical Educational Research: Getting Started.
Translational Research and New Approaches: Genomics, Proteomics, and Metabolomics.
How to Write and Revise a Manuscript for Peer-Review Publication.
Choosing, and Being, a Good Mentor.
Writing a Grant/Obtaining Funding.
Setting Up a ʺLabʺ(Clinical or Basic Science Research Program) and Managing a Research Team.
Work-Life Balance and Burnout.
Time Management.