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January 29, 2020

Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter - Volume 5, Issue 1
Celebrating National Mentoring Month with the Diversity Program Consortium

NIH DPC Newsletter

Consortium News

Our Mentors WOW: Words of Wisdom from the mentors of the Diversity Program Consortium

Faculty mentors play a critical role in the mission to reach inclusive excellence in the biomedical research workforce, and they inspire this vision everyday. Read mentors’ words of wisdom on mentorship.
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DPC Celebrates National Mentoring Month with #MyBUILDmentor / #ThankYourMentor Day campaign Jan. 30

Celebrate National Mentoring Month with the Diversity Program Consortium on Jan. 30 for the 2020 #MyBUILDmentor / #ThankYourMentor Day social media campaign!
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DPC Webinar Recap: The Science of Effective Mentoring in STEMM

The Coordination & Evaluation Center hosted its January webinar on the new National Academies Press report, The Science of Effective Mentoring in STEMM.
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SF BUILD student researcher wins presentation award at ABRCMS

Steven Lomeli credits his success to martial-arts discipline and mentor support.
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Outstanding Mentors Honored by BUILDing Scholars Across Colleges at UTEP

Research mentors from each college at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) are recognized annually by the BUILDing Scholars program for excellence in mentoring undergraduate research.
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Five ReBUILDetroit Scholars Recognized at ABRCMS 2019

Five ReBUILDetroit Scholars received awards for their research presentations at the 2019 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), held Nov. 13-16 in Anaheim, California. 
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Twenty CSULB students present research at ABRCMS 2019

The California State University Long Beach (CSULB) BUILD program had over 25 of its students participate at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) on Nov. 13, 2019, in Anaheim, California. Of the students attending the conference, 20 of them presented their research within disciplines such as kinesiology, psychology, and biomedical engineering.
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BUILD EXITO works to strengthen institutional capacity for mentor training

BUILD EXITO is working to strengthen institutional capacity for training the mentors who support traditionally underrepresented scholars pursuing research in biomedical fields.
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NRMN SETH hosts new cohort at the Research Centers in Minority Institutions 2019 Conference

Strategic Empowerment Tailored for Health Equity Investigators (SETH), led by Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC at MSM, hosted their first cohort of research study participants in collaboration with the Research Centers at Minority Institutions (RCMI) Conference in Bethesda, Maryland on Dec. 14-15, 2019.
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MyNRMN platform's new and returning features

MyNRMN offers features such as Ask a Mentor, MyMentor Certificates and My Group Metrics.
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Top five tips for a virtual mentoring connection

Whether you’re new to the concept of mentoring or you’ve had mentors throughout your life, finding a new mentor who is the right fit can be daunting. Here are some key tips for starting a virtual mentoring connection.
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In The News

Chris Pfund, Ph.D., is improving mentoring relationships in science

Christine Pfund, along with a strong network of colleagues and collaborators, focuses on developing, implementing, documenting, and studying interventions to optimize research mentoring relationships across science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine.
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UMBC STEM BUILD featured in Open Campus media

This spring the University of Maryland, Baltimore County celebrated the 30th anniversary of one of its hallmarks: the Meyerhoff Scholars Program.
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SF BUILD supporting women of color in biomedical research

Women of color can be hard to find in biomedical research — but the SF BUILD program is doing something about it.
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Podcast with the Provost: Chi-Ah Chun, Ph.D., talks about CSULB BUILD

One of the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) BUILD II Principal Investigators, Chi-Ah Chun, Ph.D., recently spent time speaking with the CSULB Provost, Brian Jersky, Ph.D., on his podcast.
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Research Digest

The Science of Effective Mentoring in STEMM

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
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Events

Understanding Interventions

Event Date: Fri, Mar 13, 2020 to Sun, Mar 15, 2020

Location: Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio, TX

Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Reserach (CIMER) Facilitating Entering Mentoring workshops

Event Date: Mon, May 18, 2020 to Tue, May 19, 2020

Location: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) Entering Research

Event Date: Thu, Jun 04, 2020 to Fri, Jun 05, 2020

Location: University of Wisconsin-Madison

About Us

The NIH Diversity Program Consortium (DPC) Newsletter provides updates on activities at DPC sites, shares progress on collaborative efforts within the consortium, and highlights news and recent publications related to diversity and mentoring in the biomedical sciences.

The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.
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