TRAINING AND MENTORSHIP:
focus of the CIGR’s training and
mentorship program will be to create opportunities for junior
faculty to establish successful interdisciplinary geriatric
CIGR faculty provide an opportunity for attendees to share research and career challenges and obtain feedback.
Annual Conferences, open to Puget Sound researchers,
that will include examples of highly successful interdisciplinary
geriatric research, mentorship issues, research methods, and
teamwork skills essential to that success.
National Website Resource: All
CIGR faculty will be encouraged to register on the free, national,
Med Ed Mentoring website (www.mededmentoring.org) and use it as
one of their mentoring resources. This unique website offers presentations
about career development, ask-the-expert interactive sessions,
confidential on-line advising, literature updates, continuing education,
and other useful information and links.
mentors will be responsible for helping junior faculty identify opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and providing guidance regarding challenges junior faculty are facing in the conduct of their research and their careers
faculty will be encouraged to share their expertise with
one another and see
themselves as both peer mentors and advisors to the next generation