2013 Mentor Conference

2013 Mentor Conference

November 20, 2013

The second annual conference dedicated to mentoring was held on the GW Foggy Bottom campus on November 20, 2013.  Sixty-two faculty and staff representing CNMC and nearly every school at GW attended. 

Program Learning Objectives

After attending the conference, attendees will be able to:

  • Articulate the importance and benefits of mentorship.
  • Identify different models of mentorship.
  • Describe methods for initiating and sustaining a mentorship relationship.
  • Apply techniques for facilitating communication, consensus building, providing feedback and dealing with emotions in the mentoring relationship.
  • Apply resources of the CTSI-CN Mentoring Toolkit into their career development and mentorship planning.


Time & Title

Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)



C. Dianne Martin, PhD, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs - The George Washington University

Keynote:  Why Mentoring Matters

W. Brad Johnson, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Department of Leadership, Ethics and
Law, United States Naval Academy
and Author of On Being a Mentor: A
Guide for Higher Education Faculty

Mentoring Dyads Panel – Making the Match and Making it Work

Drs. Randi Streisand and Maureen Monaghan (CNMC)
Drs. Sara Rosenbaum and Joel Teitelbaum (SPHHS)
Drs. Jessica Greene and Ellen Kurtzman (SON)
Drs. Rahul Simha and Timothy Wood (SEAS)

Enhancing Your Behavioral Repertoire

Kevin Grigsby, D.S.W.
Senior Director, Leadership & Talent Development, AAMC

Building a Mentoring Program – tools of the CTSI-CN Mentor Toolkit

Lisa Schwartz, EdD, MS

Associate Director, Research Education, Training and Career Development, CTSI-CN

Closing Remarks

Robert Balaban, PhD
Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research (DIR) at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH).