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April PSTP: Mentoring Matters

UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM (CDT)

April PSTP: Mentoring Matters

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Mentoring Matters
A panel presentation and discussion will facilitate participants' understanding of why mentoring matters. (A light lunch is served.)
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Mentoring Matters

Karen Meneses, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor & Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing
Disclosures: Women’s Breast Health Fund, NCI, Academy of Oncology, AONE

Goal: To use the panel presentation and discussion and describe why mentoring matters
After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to:

1.  Describe types of mentor-mentee relationships
2.  Describe what mentoring is and what it is not
3.  Select the best fit of mentor and mentee
4.  Begin to use an Individual Development Plan (IDP)
5.  Understand challenges and difficulties in the mentor-mentee relationship
6.  Understand the special challenges to mentoring in the clinical setting

Dr. Meneses is joined by a panel of mentors:
Marie Bakitas, DNSc, APRN, AOCN, ACHPN, FAAN
Marie L. O’Koren Endowed Chair & Professor, School of Nursing
Disclosures: None

Julie L. Locher, PhD, MSPH
Associate Professor; Gerontology, Geriatrics & Palliative Care
Nutrition Obesity Research Center and  Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging
Disclosures: NIH, Morrison 

Lisa M. Schwiebert, PhD
Professor; Cell, Developmental & Integrative Biology; Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Education
Disclosures: None
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD
Professor & Chair, Nutrition Sciences
School of Health Professions
Associate Director, Cancer Prevention & Control
Disclosures: None 

The PSTP is designed to provide practical assistance in the areas of scientific writing (such as the development of grants and scientific manuscripts), scientific presentations, career development, and leadership. Developed and sponsored by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), the target audience of the PSTP is all faculty, staff, trainees and students interested in expanding their professional skills in the stated areas. Seminars are held monthly on the second Thursday from 11:00 to 12:15 p.m. in West Pavilion Room E.

The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama, School of Medicine designates this Regularly Scheduled Series for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identify and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

 There is no commercial support for this activity.

Have questions about April PSTP: Mentoring Matters? Contact UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

When & Where

UAB Hospital West Pavilion, Room E

Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM (CDT)

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UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Dr. Robert Kimberly, CCTS DirectorThe CCTS accelerates research for improved human health.  Led by:

Robert P. Kimberly, M.D.
Howard L. Holley Professor of Medicine

Director, UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, UAB School of Medicine

Associate Vice President for Medicine and Biomedical Research

CCTS funding is provided by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences grant UL1TR001417. 

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