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NIH-funded PEER MENTORING Study - Recruiting Underrepresented Junior Faculty and Postdocs until 8/31

Jul 15

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 12:00pm to Monday, August 31, 2020 - 12:00pm


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The PROMISE Study: Peer group Research On Mentoring Scientists underrepresented in biomedical research, is a randomized controlled study comparing two peer group mentoring approaches for their positive impact on both personal gains (e.g., sense of belonging, research self-efficacy, etc.) and longer-term career outcomes (e.g., publications, grants submitted and funded, promotion etc.). (DUHS IRB #Pro00103457). Peer mentoring has been shown to support academic success. Now more than ever, peer group support is important. Enroll now! Group meetings start in August 2020! Eligibility: - Postdoc or Early-Career Faculty engaged in biomedical research (the investigation of the biological or behavioral processes that advance the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of disease) - Identify as belonging to a racial/ethnic group underrepresented in biomedical research careers (Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, South Asian, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial) - US citizenship or Permanent Residency Status (Green Card) Benefits: - Peer group meetings facilitated by senior underrepresented researchers - Professional development for personal gains and skills building to enhance academic productivity - Compensation up to $500 Study participation involves: - Enrollment session - Group meetings (currently by Zoom), 2 hours, 2x/month, for 9 months - Completion of online surveys