Research Mentoring Series for Basic Science Faculty
The goal of this curriculum is to assist School of Medicine Basic Science Faculty in becoming effective research mentors, using an intellectual framework and providing opportunities to experiment with mentoring methods and real world research experiences, while guiding mentees to successfully meet their long term career objectives.
Highly Interactive | 60-minute Sessions | In-person Only
Criss Health Sciences Complex II | Room 310
- Thursday Sep 21, 2023 10:00-11:00 am CT
Research Mentoring #1: Maintaining Effective Communication
Good communication is key to any relationship, including research mentoring connections. Mentors must reflect upon and identify characteristics of effective communication, as well as take time to practice communication skills with their mentees
- Thursday Nov 30, 2023 10:00-11:00 am CT
Research Mentoring #2: Aligning Expectations
A shared understanding of what each person expects is critical to establishing effective mentor-mentee relationships. Ongoing reflection and communication about expectations is needed to maintain positive and productive mentoring relationships.
- Thursday Feb 15, 2024 10:00-11:00 am CT
Research Mentoring #3: Assessing Understanding
Determining if someone understands the content and process of their discipline is not easy, yet extremely critical in an effective mentoring relationship. Strategies to assess understanding, especially of core research concepts, is essential to being a mentor.
- Thursday May 16, 2024 10:00-11:00 am CT
Research Mentoring #4: Fostering Independence
An important goal of research mentors should be guiding their mentee to independence. Defining what independence looks like and developing the necessary skills to foster independence are essential pieces of becoming an effective research mentor.
Registration is open to all Creighton School of Medicine Basic Science Faculty in Omaha.
FREE registration + FREE continuing education upon completion of each session / evaluation.
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