Learn how to advance the next generation of health researchers by becoming an effective research mentor.
Training from CTSI and its partners is designed to help University of Minnesota faculty members improve their research mentorship skills. This ultimately prepares them to support budding student, trainee, and faculty researchers.
Who it's for
- Faculty investigators who hold appointments in either a U of M health sciences college/school or the College of Biological Sciences.
- Faculty with other U of M colleges who are engaged in clinical and translational research.
What to expect
Participants will be asked to:
- Complete the self-guided online module Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring (~2 hours) and its evaluation survey by July 12.
- Attend all three facilitated small group online training sessions:
July 19: 8-10am
July 26: 8-10am
August 2: 8-10am
Virtual sessions are derived from evidence-based curricula focused on these mentoring core competencies:
- Aligning expectations
- Maintaining effective communication
- Addressing equity and inclusion
- Fostering independence
- Promoting professional development
- Further develop your ability to contribute to the career advancement of your mentees.
- Learn effective strategies for developing positive relationships with mentees.
- Engage in thoughtful reflection and discussion of your mentoring practices with other faculty colleagues.
Free for U of M faculty.
Develop your research mentoring skills through self-paced, online courses.
Courses are available at no charge to people affiliated with the University of Minnesota and to external users who create a guest account with the University.