The School of Medicine’s Office for Faculty Mentoring has launched an Academy of Mentors. The academy provides a platform for senior faculty mentors in the School of Medicine to support junior faculty members as they embark on one of the greatest challenges to establishing oneself in a research field—obtaining independent funding.
The Academy of Mentors is a standing study section that reviews draft grant applications of junior faculty members who are participating in the Path to Independence Program and K Club. The Path to Independence Program and K Club are grant writing programs sponsored by the Office for Faculty Mentoring and are aimed at helping junior faculty submit his or her first NIH grant. Read more on the School of Medicine’s blog.