Mentoring International Post-Docs

TitleMentoring International Post-Docs
Publication TypeAudiovisual
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia, Joseph Stokes Jr. Research Institute,
AbstractAs science in the United States becomes more and more international, mentors are faced with a number of challenges in their work with international post-doctoral students and colleagues. These challenges have the potential to become barriers to the success of these scientists resulting from decreased productivity, low morale, and failure to achieve career goals. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has put together a series of small film vignettes and an instructors guide that is meant to help identify issues and raise sensitivity the sensitivity of mentors of cultural issues that may come into play in training of international postdocs,