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WISC and NRMN Mentor Training
Information for those who wish to implement mentorship development workshops for research mentors in clinical and translational science, and the materials available.
Impact of Training
Resources about the impact of mentor training from University of Wisconsin Madison.
Mentee Selection Phase Resources
Resources from University of Wisconsin Madison to help with create a successful mentor/mentee match.
Alignment Phase Resources
Helpful links from University of Wisconsin Madison for articulating expectations and setting goals, roles, and timelines for a mentor/mentee relationship.
Cultivation Phase Resources
Helpful links from University of Wisconsin Madison for understanding how to tailor opportunities for the mentee, and how to use resources to empower them to succeed and become more independent.
Closure Phase Resources
Resources from University of Wisconsin Madison for framework or set of conditions in place for when the mentor/mentee relationship should change or end.
5 Frameworks for Mentoring Compacts
From University of Wisconsin Madison, frameworks to help mentors customize compact documents in order to dynamically to structure regular conversations and ensure follow-thru.
Initial Mentoring Conversation
From University of Wisconsin Madison, how to best prepare for a successful mentor/mentee relationship, including strategies and questions to ponder.
“Assessing Fit” Checklist for Mentee Selection
A checklist from University of Wisconsin Madison for determining whether or not you have successfully found a good mentoring match.
Career Toolkit for Mentoring
Nature Job’s online toolkit of resources for effective mentoring.
Helping Your Mentee Write an Individual Development Plan
University of Wisconsin Madison’s various resources for Individual Development Plans and instructions for creating them.
Common Expectations for Mentors
A checklist of functional expectations for mentors from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
BMC Proceedings
Publishes selected collections of research articles, conference proceedings, reviews and reports as supplements, which are free to access online.
The Faculty Series: Nobody Rides for Free
Advice on how faculty can add value to their institution when starting their first role.
Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowships
Information on an opportunity for URM graduate students, post docs, faculty and scientists to receive funding assistance to attend their first GRC.
American Society of Hematology Minority Resident Hematology Award Program
MRHAP is designed to provide support for underrepresented minority resident physicians in an internal medicine, pathology, or pediatric residency program in the United States or Canada to conduct hematology focused research. Resident physicians, including Minority Medical Student Award Program alumni who enrolled in one of the above residency programs and resident physicians who have applied to or matched into a hematology-oncology fellowship program are encouraged to apply.
Learning to Deal With the Imposter Syndrome
An article, published by the New York Times, about the Imposter Syndrome: the feeling of “phoniness in people who believe that they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement.”
A searchable database, created by the NIH, of information on research projects funded by the NIH as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health Resources and Services Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
NSF Awards and Grants
General information about awards available through the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, accounting for roughly 20% of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.
NSF Award Abstracts Database

A searchable database of awards available through the National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF Funding Programs
A searchable database and a list of available funding opportunities through the National Science Foundation.
NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)
Information on the NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development program and additional relevant resources.
A Partnership to Watch: NRMN and iBiology
An announcement of NRMN and iBiology’s new partnership, an archive of video content about life sciences research and personal stories and opinions of people who make up the scientific workforce.
NRMN presentations at Understanding Interventions 2016
Information on NRMN’s presentations at the 2016 Understanding Interventions conference that took place in Philadelphia.
Researcher Highlight: Anne Marie Weber-Main PhD
An insightful interview with Anne Marie Weber-Main, PhD, who is the Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota and occupies many other roles.
NRMN Training at HELI Career Development Workshop
An announcement of NRMN’s co-sponsorship of the University of Wisconsin’s 7th annual Health Equity Leadership Institute.
NRMN CAN Conference Re-cap
A re-cap of the inaugural Professional Development and Grant Writing Conference held in November 2015. The NRMN – Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Network (NRMN-CAN) initiative is one of the National Research Mentoring Network’s Supplement Awards.
Changing the Landscape of the Biomedical Workforce
A profile of and insightful interview with Janice Green Douglas, MD, FAHA.

NRMN Facilitator Training Workshops: Building Capacity For Mentor and Mentee Training

A description of the NRMN BUILD facilitator training workshops, aimed at expanding and enhancing mentor and mentee training at BUILD institutions and other institutions nationwide. NRMN offered two train-the-trainer facilitator training workshops in early 2015.
NRMN Presentation at SACNAS 2015
Iinformation about the 2015 Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference, and a description of NRMN’s “Tips to Becoming an Effective Mentor Across Career Stages” presentation.
NRMN at ABRCMS 2015: Connecting and Building
A description of NRMN’s involvement with and presence at the 2015 ABRCMS conference.

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