Are We in a Mentoring Crisis?

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

Two out of every five trainees need more than what they're getting in terms of mentorship. It's time to figure out how to help them.

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Not that Kind of Advice: It Is Never Too Early to Be a Mentor

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Be the mentor you needed.

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Antidotes to Keeping Secrets When the Going Gets Rough

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Can we change the instinct to reject help even when confronted with crises that could disrupt or redefine our career paths?

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Glam Journals Whiff Again with More Bad Mentoring and Career Advice

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

[View the story “Glam Journals Whiff Again: Nature Shares Advice from Neglectful Mentor” on Storify]

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Why Write a K24?

Daniel Claassen, MD

Midcareer faculty often need protected time to mentor. NIH has a mechanism for that.

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Scholarly Activities for a Remote Research Lab

Two Peds in a Blog, MD, PhD

What meaningful activities can we perform given the inability to physically meet or be in our lab? Here are some ideas.

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What You Should Expect from Mentors

The Edge for Scholars

Practical advice from four senior mentors on what you should expect and what you should do in return.

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Build Mentor/Mentee Connections with MyNRMN

Ryan Outman

Are you a trainee looking for a mentor? Are you a scientist looking to foster careers in research? A new tool supported by NIH can help you build mentoring relationships¬†…

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Not that Kind of Spending: Tales of Investing in Your Career

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Be prepared to spend some of your money investing in yourself and your career.

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Advice for My Graduating Students

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week one of my graduate students returned to the lab nest after seven long years away. I loved this student. I missed him when he left. He was kind …

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