Resources for Mentees

University of Utah Mentoring Resources

Research Administration Training Series

Sponsors a wide range of free classes on research-related topics, including one on how to be a good mentor and mentee.

The Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence

Sponsors frequent short programs, more extensive courses, and print and on-line resources on a wide-range of teaching-related issues.

The Technology Assisted Curriculum (TAC) Center

Offers training workshops on various aspects of teaching with technology.

The Women in Medicine and Science Program of the School of Medicine

Offers an annual, full-day workshop on mentoring and several shorter programs during the year. These programs are open to anyone on campus on a space-available basis. These programs and other resources are listed at

Human Resources' Training and Development

Offers short courses on basic skills in time management and personal productivity, presentation skills, stress mgmt, working with difficult people, etc. ( HR is willing to arrange tailored sessions for groups of 8 or more.

The Associate Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs and Health Sciences

Co-sponsors an annual workshop on retention, promotion, and tenure procedures, with college-level break-out sessions each spring. A podcast of the university-wide portion of last year's workshop appears at For the date of the 2011 workshop, check or call 581-8763.

The New Faculty Welcome

For new faculty campus-wide is co-sponsored each fall in mid-September by the Associate Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs and Health Sciences and the Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence. Call 581-8763 for dates.

Grant Writing Workshops

Research Administration Training Series (RATS) sponsors a wide range of free classes on research-related topics, includint ones on grant-writing and one on how to be a good mentor and mentee.

For additional information, you may also contact: Gary C. Schoenwolf, Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy.
Phone: 801.581.6453

University of Utah School of Medicine - Department of Pediatrics - Grant Writing Retreat

The retreat emphasizes the main components of National Institutes of Health (NIH)-template grant applications. A series of brief, focused didactic sessions on specific aims, background and significance, preliminary studies, research design and methods, statistical framework, budget, key personnel, and protection of human subjects and experimental animals are presented. The majority of attendees' time is spent revising the sections of their grant application, after obtaining detailed critiques from experienced senior faculty investigators. For more information contact Dr. Kurt Albertine at 801-581-6417 or email

Vice President for Research

The Research Vice President's office sponsors several programs in support of grant and proposal writing. Please visit:

Master of Science in Clinical Investigation

The MSCI degree program provides classroom and mentored research experience in clinical research, preparing its trainees for careers in clinical investigation, both in academic medicine and the allied health sciences. The program prepares trainees to be competitive investigators capable of gaining extramural funding for their clinical research projects.