NRMN Master Facilitators Conference: 
Looking Back and Looking Ahead
The NRMN Master Facilitators came together for a three-day conference on October 3-5, 2018 in Madison, WI. This event provided a space for Master Facilitators to look back at lessons learned about mentorship training, pilot new activities and think about how to move forward. They also discussed the dissemination of the newly adapted Entering Research  curriculum. 
Dr. Charles Rogers Receives a Nearly $900,000 K01 Grant from the National Cancer Institute

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Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES
Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Huntsman Cancer Institute member at the University of Utah, recently received a K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award for nearly $900,000 regarding cancer research in African American men. 

Dr Rogers will spend the next five years working with two graduate students and colleagues in community-engaged research, focus groups, and more.

Mentor of the Month, Updates to MyMentor
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Mentor of the Month: 
Steve Lee, PhD

Dr. Steve Lee is the Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University.  

You can reach out to Dr. Lee via MyMentor or  click here to read more about his story as a scientist.

MyMentor Tracks

MyMentor is not just for individuals; it also hosts exclusive and customizable environments for professional societies and organizations, groups, and schools!  

Optimizing Research Mentoring Relationships with AAMC Graduate and Postdoc Leaders With New Pilot Workshop

This year, we had many NRMN team members attend the AAMC (American Association of American Medical Colleges) GREAT Group Annual Meeting. 

Read more about how NRMN collaborates with the AAMC to reach graduate and postdoc leaders from across the nation to  optimize research mentoring relationships.
Amanda Roberts & DPC Staff
WE are the DPC!
My First SACNAS Conference 
Was A Success

Read more from Amanda Roberts, B.A., M.A.: "As an African-American Ph.D student and the Secretary for the  University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) SACNAS Chapter in Fort Worth, Texas, I had the opportunity to present my visual science research project and volunteered at a mentor judge at the  2018 SACNAS conference which was held in my hometown,  San Antonio, Texas on October 10-13th."

NRMN at ABRCMS held a 3 part event series in collaboration with the CEC & DPC, highlighting the importance of utilizing your network to its fullest extend, and how to best make the most out of attending conferences such as Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS).
Recent NRMN Publications: 
CTSA Hubs, Mentor Motivations, Virtual Communities
Mentorship Training Core

MTC has recently published two new publications. Click here to read more about the University of Wisconsin-Madison's mentoring impact across CTSA hubs. 

Click here to read more about a study looking at the  motivation of research mentors to address race/ethnicity in their research mentoring relationships, using self-determination theory as a conceptual framework.

Research Resources and Outreach Core
The Research Resources and Outreach Core (RROC) recently published their Health Equity Learning Collaboratory (EQ-Collaboratory) paper showcasing investigators' productivity. The EQ-Collaboratory outcomes demonstrate significant differences for investigators who went through the coaching group model supported by the collaboratory compared to those who did not. 

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Associate Editor: Alexis Short,  [email protected]
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