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NRMN Collaborates with CCHE to host the 8th Annual Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI)

NRMN co-sponsored the University of Wisconsin's 8th annual Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI). The 2018 program included an abbreviated version of the Culturally Aware Mentoring (CAM) module presented by Dr. Stephen Thomas and Dr. Sandra Quinn. 
New NRMN Publications Highlight Key Aspects  of Mentorship

The Mentor Training Core, based at University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently shared their experiences and research on mentorship.

In the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science,  Dr. Jenna Rogers worked with MTC researchers to publish findings on their Facilitator Training, and the impact it has on trainees.

In the second article with the American Society for Cell Biology, Dr. Chris Pfund, PI of the Mentor Training Core, shares how to go above and beyond with mentees by considering principles from both science and art in developing mentorship practices.
MyMentor of the Month: Emily Lescak, PhD

Emily Lescak, PhD
Emily Lescak, PhD, is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Alaska Anchorage.  

She has been a part of our online Guided Virtual Mentorship Program, where she now serves as a mentor, and has taken our coursework on implementing Mentor Training.  

You can reach out to Dr. Lescak via MyMentor or 
NRMN Hosts a Booster Dose Grantsmanship Training to Provide Additional Resources to Past Trainees

Director of the RROC, 
Dr. Elizabeth Ofili, welcomes a group of investigators.
The Morehouse School of Medicine hosted a Booster Training Program in early August for scholars who have been previously trained in NRMN grantsmanship coaching groups. 

The Booster Training Program provided additional grantsmanship training and introduced participants to the Health Equity Learning Collaboratory, 
a virtual community supporting 
professional development.
Upcoming Opportunities with NRMN and Partners
Health Disparities Webinar Promo Image_ 9_27_ 2_30 ET_ Sickle Cell_ CRISPR

CRISPR, a new gene editing technology, has therapeutic potential for chronic diseases ranging from cystic fibrosis to sickle cell anemia.  What does this mean for equal access? How should funding be sourced? 

Join an ePanel discussion with members of the Keystone Symposia to discuss this new discovery through the lens of bioethics. Topics will focus on the intersection of research and public policy, with the goal of eliminating health disparities. 

Click here to register. 
NRMN at SACNAS 2018: 
Society for Advancing Chicanos/Hispanic & Native Americans in Science

You're Invited to a Diversity Program Consortium SACNAS 
Pre-Conference Event!

Please register for the Diversity Program Consortium (DPC)
Pre-Conference event taking place at SACNAS 2018! 
NRMN and SACNAS Present a Networking Meet & Greet!

Join us for a networking event where you will be able to ask questions, share experiences, explore resources and make new connections. This session will include appetizers and refreshments. There will be prizes for those who complete some of the activities, so come ready to win a prize! The room will be available for guests until 8pm.

Editor: Sarah Gluck, 
Associate Editor: Alexis Short,
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