Here is a list of words I learned in my first 3 months after joining a trendy health tech company in Manhattan. After my past jobs in academics, non-profit, industry, and consulting, I was unprepared for the culture of communication at a tech start-up company. My new workplace was filled with mission-driven millennials, t-shirt wearing software engineers, … Continue reading Glossary for a Health Tech Company
“What if, instead, we could demonstrate what actually makes things better?” There was Blythe, interloper, uninvited guest. She gave an impassioned speech about how, using de-identified data, we could conduct a natural experiment to determine what actually makes things more equitable. Continue reading Love Letter from a Clinical Data Analyst
The following emails are real correspondence between myself and an Associate Editor at a prestigious scientific journal, which I have called “Journal X” here. It began after I published an article in a journal with a very similar title, a “look-alike” which I am calling “Journal Y”. Names are removed for privacy. Surprise email from … Continue reading I submitted to a “look-alike” journal on purpose. This is why.
LifeSci NYC held an inspiring STEM Career Panel at the new Flatiron Health office in SoHo. The LifeSci grad student interns shared how some felt inner conflict between the opportunity to launch straight into an exciting tech career vs. slowing down for grad school. Continue reading Mentoring Scientists