CURE Mentor Training - Introduction to Mentoring: Fostering Scientific Identity


Thursday, January 20, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm


Online - Zoom link shared upon registration

Workshop Description: This first session invites workshop participants to reflect on the many roles and impact of mentorship.  We will be joined by Dennis Jones, PhD, Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. He has mentored numerous students and has received a number of awards to support his research throughout his career. By the end of the session participants will be able to:
- identify different roles that research mentors can play and prioritize those roles based on trainee needs
- examine the role of mentorship in the development of scientific identity
To see addtional workshops in the series:
Please note: the Mentor Training Series workshops are highly interactive and engaging. Please be prepared to participate in the discussions and turn your cameras on when possible
*Certificate of Completion: Attend Jan 20 (Introduction to Mentoring) and Apr 14 (Addressing Diversity & Inclusion) workshops, plus at least any two others from the series.
Series Description: The Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and UMass Boston Research Education Core (REC) Program, in collaboration with the HMS Office of Postdoctoral Fellows, are offering a series of mentor training workshops focused on mentorship development and shared practice for current, past, and prospective mentors. Emphasis will be placed on exploring your mentoring style, inclusive mentorship practices, and providing guidance to junior mentees (such as undergraduates). Certificates of completion* will be provided to participants who complete the mentor training series.