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Achieving academic goals & building authority in clinical research

A conversation with Jia Ng about her journey from clinical research student to helping researchers to avoid overwhelm

Published onFeb 20, 2024
Achieving academic goals & building authority in clinical research

Dr. Jia Ng, MD MSCE is a Board-certified Nephrologist and Assistant Professor at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/ Northwell, New York. She is also the founder of PublishedMD, where she coaches clinicians on how to publish research papers, build authority, and achieve their academic goals without the overwhelm.

Since 2020, she has been giving Academic Writing Workshops and Seminars to Medical Departments that want to increase the scholarly productivity of their students and faculty members. She has been invited to speak at institutions around the US and internationally at King’s College London, UK and Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City - Mayo Clinic, Abu Dhabi.

She received her Nephrology Fellowship training and Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from University of Pennsylvania, US. Currently, she is an active clinical researcher, and has received more than $1 Million Dollars of grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and Foundational Grants.

Dr. Jia joins Jo on this podcast to discuss about her journey from clinical research student to helping researchers to avoid overwhelm.

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ORCID: 0000-0002-2276-4111


YouTube channel: @PublishedMD 

Google Scholar Profile:  user=7lHVpqUAAAAJ&hl=en 

Twitter/X:   /jiahweing

LinkedIn:  /in/jiahweing/

Which researcher – dead or alive – do you find inspiring? 

Jordana Cohen. She is a rising superstar in the field of Nephrology Research. She was my senior during fellowship, so I've witnessed how she worked to get to her current success. 

What is your favorite animal and why? 

Cats. I love how they are hot and cold.

Name your (current) favorite song and interpret/group. 

None - but I do like listening to "study music" on youtube. That could be lofi, piano, nature sounds etc. 

Relaxing Piano Music & Flowing Water 🌿 Music Heals Emotions, Relieves Stress, Anxiety And Depression

What is your favorite dish/meal? 

My comfort food --> anything high in carbs (rice, pasta, noodle soup). 

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Idea to Paper Blueprint:

It takes you through idea generation to paper submission. It also comes with a free 5-day email course “Jump-start your Academic Writing”

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