Educational and Mentoring Resources
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- NIH Grants and Funding: Want to write an NIH grant, but don’t know where to start? Already in the process, but have additional questions? NIH has a repository of information and resources to help identify appropriate grant mechanisms and understand the necessary processes to apply for grants and what to do once you receive a grant.
- Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC): Whether you’re new to clinical and translational research or already involved in a translational research project, there is always something to learn. The Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC) has compiled a list of training resources related to translational research.
- NIH Clinical Center: The NIH Clinical Center offers a wide range of training opportunities for students, recent graduates, residents/fellows, mid-career professionals and others.
- CTSpedia: CTSpedia contains a plethora of resources to help with questions related to biostatistics, epidemiology, and research design.
- NIH Department of Bioethics: When working with human subjects, it is always important to consider the ethics of the clinical research protocol. The NIH Clinical Center hosts courses, seminars, and lectures in Bethesda, MD.
Mentors and sponsors play a critical role in the success and promotion of junior faculty and early stage investigators. As such, it is important to identify best practices for mentors, mentees, and institutions to support and develop quality mentorship:
TRANSFORM Evolution is a peer mentoring program whose goal is to facilitate a community amongst the current KL2 Scholars and Irving Scholars and alumni to support each other in the pathway of academic medicine. The program hosts several educational and social events throughout the year.
- Advancing institutional efforts to support research mentorship: a conceptual framework and self-assessment tool: A tool for institutions to support research mentorship
- Nature's guide for mentors: The guide not only outlines qualities of mentors that mentees have found invaluable, but also lists some tips for mentors to succeed.
- Mailman School of Public Health Faculty Mentoring: The Mailman School of Public Health is committed to developing its faculty as mentors.
- Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty: The Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have compiled a book based on a number of their workshops. Mentorship is the focus of Chapter 5, but the remaining chapters contain a plethora of information for early career investigators.
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