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Volume 2 Issue 1

In This Edition

October 18, 2016

Volume 2 Issue 1

NIH DPC Newsletter

Consortium Team Updates

NRMN Health Research Talks - Videos Four and Five

NRMN Health Research Talks, the series of health disparities research videos produced for the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN), continues with the releases of the fourth and fifth videos in the series.
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NRMN Two-Day Training Event in November at UPR Medical Sciences Campus

NRMN will be holding a two-day in-person training event at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus November 17 – 18, 2016. Applicants from Puerto Rico and the continental U.S. will come together for multi-faceted training for early career investigators and experienced faculty. The event will offer sessions based on several of NRMN's existing training programs.
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So If We Build It, Will They Come? The Northeast Evidence-Based Mentoring Training Consortium

Drs. Hal Strelnick and Chinazo Cunningham of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine wanted to test a hypothesis. What would happen if they trained small teams of faculty and then provided them with modest financial and logistical support? Would it result in the successful implementation of mentor training programs at their home institutions? Would the trained faculty leaders join forces and foster a regional peer mentoring consortium? In 2015, the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) awarded Drs. Strelnick and Cunningham a grant to find out.
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EXITO's Curriculum Development Conference in Review

EXITO spent a productive and exciting week with faculty and staff steeped in curricular and institutional planning both within and across institutions and generated new resources to further our work in the coming year.
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BUILD EXITO Community Newsletter

A monthly newsletter to the entire BUILD EXITO community!
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Four UTEP Faculty Awarded for Excellence in Student Research Mentoring

Four full-time faculty members at The University of Texas at El Paso were recognized for their excellence in student research mentoring at the Sept. 29 UTEP Research Forum, sponsored by The Vice President for Research and The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, as a collaborative effort between the National Institutes of Health sponsored-BUILDing SCHOLARS Center and UTEP colleges of Engineering, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science.
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Part of the Scientific Community

Christina Jones, ReBUILDetroit scholar, identifies herself as part of the scientific community after attending the Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign last month.
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Resources & References

The Importance of "Science Identity"

Why is thinking of oneself as a "scientist" important to pursuing a career in biomedical sciences? This article explores what evidence supports the notion that science identity, particularly for URM students, is a key component to persistence in the field.
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In The News

NRMN Mentioned in ASCB's Women in Cell Biology and in Nature.com

The National Research Mentoring Network was recognized in two articles in the past month, published by the American Society for Cell Biology and Nature.com.
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Consortium Research Highlighted in Recent CBE-LSE and AIDS and Behavior Issues

Numerous NRMN and Consortium faculty contributed to a recent edition of AIDS and Behavior, discussing the framework for mentoring towards the future of the biomedical research workforce. CBE-LSE's September 1 issue features several research articles and pieces from foremost members of the Consortium and NIGMS.
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Events

2016 GSA Pre-Conference Workshop

Event Date: Wed, Nov 16, 2016

About Us

The NIH Diversity Program Consortium (DPC) Newsletter is intended to provide updates and announcements from DPC team members, highlight news related to diversity and professionals from underrepresented backgrounds in biomedical science, share progress on the collaborative efforts within the Coordination & Evaluation Center at UCLA (CEC) to inform Working Group's achievements, and ultimately serve as the main avenue to DPC-wide communications.




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.