Becoming a Mentor: A Workshop for New (and Future) Research Mentors of Undergraduates

This workshop will take place online via Zoom

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(This event was rescheduled from an earlier date)

Led by Anne Marie Weber-Main, PhD, Associate Professor; Associate Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Diversity, Department of Medicine; Co-Director of Mentoring, CTSI; and Esam El-Fakahany, PhD, Professor, College of Pharmacy; Director of K-R01 Transition to Independence Program and Co-Director of Mentoring, CTSI

Participants will:

  • Differentiate between technical advising and mentoring
  • Define core roles (career-focused and psychosocial-focused) of effective research mentors
  • Prepare to engage in evidence-based mentoring practices to support undergraduate researchers

Zoom meeting information will be provided upon workshop registration. 

Workshop preparation

This workshop will build upon the concepts outlined in the self-paced, online training module, Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring 102: For Research Mentors of Undergraduate Students. Participants are asked to complete this module before participating in the July 21 workshop.

Register for Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring 102


This seminar is part of an ongoing seminar series by CTSI that offers learning opportunities for faculty, staff, trainees, and students on a variety of research-related topics.