• University Of Southern California

    In this video, a lecturer outlines strategies to ensure successful academic mentorships in clinical and translational science.

  • Northwestern University At Chicago

    Provides tools, resources, and approaches for faculty as they develop and/or refine their mentoring skills.

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Tamekia Smith discusses issues of health disparaties and the need for mentoring and issues of health equity and social determinants of health

  • VCU Health featured two VCU researchers, both serving in community engagement roles at the VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, for October’s Global Diversity Awareness Month. “Diversity matters in health care because it drives innovation,” said Katherine Tossas, Ph.D., M.S., whose work is informed by bioinformatics and community-engaged research. Tossas, the director of

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    Insights to Inspire 2020 highlights those hubs who have made improvements in their Careers in Clinical and Translational Research metric. The second webinar in this year’s series focuses on recruiting scholars and trainees. Read the Insights to Inspire blog; Mentorship: A Bridge to the Future HERE Note: On the Zoom meeting registration page, you can apply your time zone by clicking on the blue
  • Madisyn Elam knew she wanted to be a doctor. “I have a lot of family who were sick when I was growing up, so I was always in and out of the hospital with them,” Elam said. The Durham, North Carolina, native also enjoyed science in high school, so she majored in biology on a pre-medical track, graduating from Virginia State University earlier this year. Now, through a collaboration of universities

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    Effective mentorship is one of the most important contributors to a successful career in translational research. TL1 trainees and KL2 scholars benefit from the relationships and support that come from a well-planned mentoring program. During the 2020 Insights to Inspire series CTSA Program hubs that demonstrated success in improving the Careers in Clinical and Translational Research described the
  • The Wright Center is co-hosting a series of virtual town halls with Virginia State University this summer, bringing Virginia Commonwealth University physician-scientists to undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in medicine and research. Robert Winn, M.D., director of VCU Massey Cancer Center and a Wright Center faculty member, kicked things off on Friday, speaking to a group of 15

  • University Of Colorado Denver

    Leaders from the CCTSI have developed a new course offering to enhance research career success: Researcher Management & Leadership Training is a massive open online course on the global learning platform Coursera. This course is targeted to early career researchers and mentors who believe that modern scientific careers require management skills and want to be research leaders—especially current

  • Research mentoring relationships are a critical part of preparing the next generation of translational researchers. The following resources can help CTSA Programs Hubs develop and improve current mentoring relationships and prepare future mentors and mentees.

  • Howard University, one of the five member institutions that comprise the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS), has recently launched the NIH-Howard University Intramural Research Collaboration (NIH-HUIRC). This partnership with the National Institute of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Program will provide Howard students and junior faculty with

  • While working with HIV-positive patients at an infectious diseases clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, Larry Keen, Ph.D., met many people who used marijuana to treat pain. “They would roll a joint while on pain medication,” Keen said. “I was like, ‘You never worry about how the marijuana and pain meds are interacting?’ And they looked at me and were like, ‘Why?’” The question seemed obvious to Keen

  • With support from the Virginia Commonwealth University C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have identified key biological pathways that regulate the spread of tumor cells to vital organs. These findings may have a significant influence on the development of new therapies that slow or prevent breast cancer metastasis.