Tufts CTSI offers Mentor Training for individuals who mentor junior faculty in research. These interactive, two-hour sessions are funded by Tufts CTSI.

Admission to the training is by application only.

Our 2017 Mentor Training will be on Wednesday, March 29 from 2:00 – 4:00PM. It will be led by Karen Freund, MD, MPH, Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Quality Improvement, Tufts Medical Center, and Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Gordon Huggins, MD, Investigator, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI) Center for Translational Genomics, Cardiologist, Preventive Cardiology Center, and Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Mentor Training will:

  • Have 8-12 participants per session
  • Be organized and facilitated by two senior faculty with expertise in mentoring and career development
  • Focus on building the mentoring relationship, maintaining effective communication, defining and implementing the mentee’s goals and timeline, aligning expectations, understanding cultural differences, and fostering independence.

Who is eligible?

Individuals who currently mentor junior faculty in research, and those interested in developing their mentoring skills, are encouraged to apply.

Selected participants agree to:

  • Prepare for the Mentor Training by taking the University of Minnesota online course, Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring, (1.5-2 hours) prior to the in-person training
  • Participate during the session and share their mentoring experiences
  • Answer follow-up surveys about the outcomes and impact of this training on your mentees.

To Apply:

Please complete the online application.
The deadline for application is Friday, March 17.