PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Enhanced: The Merits of Training Mentors

TitlePROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Enhanced: The Merits of Training Mentors
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsPfund, C
JournalScience
Volume311
Issue5760
Pagination473 - 474
Date Published01/2006
ISSN Number1095-9203
KeywordsENGINEERING , MEDICINE , Mentoring , SCIENCE
AbstractThis article talks about the important role faculty have in acting as mentors for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers. The article describes a seminar developed by the author that is intended to improve mentors' skills and to enhance the research experiences of undergraduate students. The article describes the structure of the course, its evaluation, and the importance of mentoring in attracting students in general, and minority students in particular, into the science disciplines.
DOI10.1126/science.1123806
Short TitleScience
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