Upcoming Events

NRMN-CAN Mentor Training Workshops

Click here for a recap of our May 2018 NRMN-CAN Mentor Training Workshops.

When: May 20-22, 2018
Location: Big Ten Conference Center and Aloft Hotel, near O’Hare Airport in Rosemont, IL 
Cost:  Free to those selected to participate, including travel and lodging 
Overview:  NRMN-CAN will offer 3 levels of Mentor Training this Spring:
1.  Facilitating Mentor training (a train-the-trainer) workshop for faculty, graduate program directors or deans, training grant directors, or senior administrators 
   Facilitator Bios
   Facilitating Mentor Training Draft Agenda
2. Culturally Aware Mentor (CAM) training for faculty or administrators who have already completed the NRMN mentor training curriculum
   CAM Facilitator Bios
   CAM Draft Agenda
3.  Postdoc Mentor Training workshop
   Postdoc Workshop Facilitator Bios
   Postdoc Workshop Draft Agenda

Eligibility for the Postdoc Workshop:  
- U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States
- Postdoc researcher or junior faculty member from a NRMN-CAN participating institution in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical or social sciences
All participants must first register on NRMNet then complete the workshop application found in the linked descriptions above. Once registration is confirmed, travel instructions and other details will be shared. See our Travel and Meeting Info page for venue and travel details.  

Individuals from groups underrepresented in biomedicine, encompassing all relevant social, behavioral and health sciences, are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applications are encouraged from any individuals with a demonstrated commitment to increase the full participation of underrepresented groups in biomedicine.

Save the date!  The 4th Annual NRMN-CAN Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference will be held Sept. 30- Oct. 2, 2018 at the Big Ten Conference Center.  The professional development theme this year will focus on Lab and Project Management.  Please check back for more information soon.

For more information, contact Laurie Risner, NRMN-CAN Program Coordinator. NRMN-CAN Director:  Dr. Nancy B. Schwartz, University of Chicago