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BMES Webinar Archive Now Available: Best Practices for Managing Employees

The most recent BMES webinar, ''Best Practices for Managing Employees in Academia and Industry,'' is now available for BMES members in the archives of all the Society's webinars.

This most recent webinar convened on November 7, 2013. David Kwartowitz, PhD, Assistant Professor from the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson University and BMES Education Committee member moderated the event.


The webinar included expert presentations from BMES member Craig Goergen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, and Joan Greve, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan (January 2014).


The webinar provided graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and early career professionals with practical approaches and best practices for:

  • Successfully managing groups and different employee competencies, experience levels and work styles in academia and industry settings
  • Strengthening manager/managee relationships and building trust with employees;
  • Identifying how to provide the best feedback to employees on a daily basis and through annual reviews;
  • Learning how to be an advocate for your employees; and
  • Developing skills for managing in the era of social media.


If you missed the latest BMES professional development webinar, or want to watch it again, you can now view the archive! All archives of previous BMES webinars are free to BMES members. As a member-only benefit, you can listen to the archive recordings and access the corresponding presentations and resources on the BMES website by logging in at If you are not a BMES member, join now to take advantage of this educational member benefit! 


The topics and schedule for the next series of BMES webinars for 2014 will be released in the coming months.


Professional Development Members-Only Webinars

Best Practices for Managing Employees in Academia and Industry: Archive Now Available

How to Prepare an Effective Poster Presentation: Archive Available

Practical Approaches for Preparing and Managing Grants in BME: Archive Available

Developing an Industry Career in Biomedical Engineering: Archive Available

Effective Strategies for Teaching BME: Archive Available

How to Build Leadership and Networking Skills: Archive Available