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