Mentor/Mentee Training Day
Registration is Open!
Who: Research trainees (graduate students, post-docs, research fellows, K awardees) and their mentors. While mentors and mentees are encouraged to attend together, all trainees and faculty engaged in research are welcome. Faculty will be on hand to support mentees whose mentors are unable to attend.
When and Where: October 31, 8 am-1 pm, Trent Seaman Center Great Hall
Purpose and Format: Using case-based discussion and small group exercises from the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN), attendees will build skills in maintaining effective communication, aligning expectations, and promoting professional development.
Certificate for 3 hours of NRMN training required for faculty by NIH T32 and other training programs
Completion and review of mentee professional development plans
Completion and review of mentoring compacts
Responsible conduct of research session credit
8:00 Registration, complete communication styles questionnaire
8:15-8:25 Introduction to the day, NRMN program, ground rules, and facilitators
8:25-9:20 Enhancing Communication exercises and case discussions
9:20-10:00 Aligning Expectations case discussions
10:15-10:40 Mentor/Mentee Pairs: Mentoring Compact customization and review
10:45-11:30 Breakout A: Promoting Professional Development exercises (Mentors)
Breakout B: Designing your Professional Development plan (Mentees)
11:30-12:00 Mentor/Mentee Pairs or Groups: Professional Development Plan review
12:00 Lunch – Research Trade Show
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Mentor Training Open Session
This day long mentor training workshop is open to all faculty interested in attending and available at no cost. The course will follow the NRMN curriculum, and satisfy the mentor training requirements for T32 and other training grant programs.
The mentor training workshop will be offered on January 17, 2020. Registration and additional information will be available in the fall 2019.