Back to top

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 Children's National Hospital and nearly every school at George Washington University attended. 

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 Event Presenter Content

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 Video
  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) Video