Article: Mentorship matters for the biomedical workforce by Sally Rockey, Deputy Director of extramural research at the NIH
Competencies developed by the CTSA Mentoring Working Group are utilized within the mentor training curriculum guide entitled Entering Mentoring, Developed by investigators at the University of Wisconsin, it s is built around six main competencies:
Join with other junior faculty and engage in discussion of mentoring skills and situations through the use of Entering Mentoring curriculum. New groups form regularly and meet in two, 3-hour sessions. A new group is forming for October, 2014. Contact us to learn more.
Sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Education, email Dr. Lisa Schwiebert to register.
An Individual Development Plan, long recommended by the Office of Postdoctoral Education, can facilitate dialogue between mentor and postdocs to plan goals for training.
An IDP is now strongly encouraged by the NIH for every graduate student and postdoc supported by an NIH grant, regardless of funding mechanism. Learn how UAB is addressing the recommendation.
Like the MyIDP, the AAMC Careers in Medicine site is a starting point for clinically-focused investigators.
The Mentoring Contract was developed for use by those seeking to formalize their mentoring relationship.