Recognizing the need for robust mentoring training programs to ensure that mentors are trained in best practices, the UCSF CFAR program has developed an annual “Mentoring the Mentors” workshop to train mid-level and senior HIV researchers nationwide on tools and techniques of effective mentoring. View the webpage HERE.

Mentoring the Mentors 2018

If interested in attending and wanting to apply for a travel scholarship:email Stephen May at UCSF.

The curriculum includes a series of topics designed to enhance general mentoring techniques:
- Communication Strategies
- Use of individual development plans
- Setting goals and expectations for the mentor-mentee relationship
- Time management / life-work balance
- Evaluation tools
- How to give and receive feedback

Topics specifically related to diversity are also addressed given the need to increase diversity in the HIV biomedical research workforce, all via didactic presentations, break-out sessions, role-playing and small-group sessions:
- Unconscious Bias
- Diversity Supplements
- Microaggressions
- Resiliency
- Self-Awareness

View a Publication on Creating Effective Mentors