Self assessment is the first step in career planning. Self assessment is essential to understanding why you like and are more successful at certain jobs than others. You will be most effective and satisfied at work when your career and jobs mesh with your skills, strengths, values, interests, and passions. During the session, we will do several self assessment exercises and you will learn more about self assessment opportunities available to you through career coaching at Learning and Education.
By the end of the 3-day Institute, participants will be able to:
Understand a broad range of ways that Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be applied to public health research, practice, and public policy
Critically analyze maps and research results developed using GIS
Learn how to create and analyze thematic maps, geocode addresses, and conduct basic queries
Implement a variety of field data collection methods used in GIS such as handheld GPS technology
Develop individual research agendas which incorporate GIS methods
The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit
The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.