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2014 "Mentoring The Diverse Trainee" Workshop

 2014 "Mentoring The Diverse Trainee" Workshop

March 18, 2014

Learning Objectives:

After attending the conference, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe concepts related to cross-cultural (ethnic, racial, gender, LBGT, and generational) mentorship, for both the mentor and mentee.
  • Discuss the issues, consequences, and related research, of unintentional bias.
  • Identify funding and fellowship opportunities for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds. 


Time Event Presenter Content
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch and Keynote

Lynne Holden - Co-founder and President of Mentoring in Medicine, Inc.® (MIM)

Introduction Video

Lynne Holden Video

1:30 - 2:30 pm Workshop on Unintentional Bias Minjon Tholen - Consultant and Training & Development Specialist Cook Ross Inc. Minjon Tholen video
2:30 - 2:45 pm Break    
2:45 - 3:45 pm Fellowships and other funding opportunities available to underrepresented minorities

Paul Hoyt-O'Connor - Director, GW Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research

Grace Henry - Director, SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Delia Houseal - Scientific Program Specialist, Office of Minority Health Research Coordination;
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease; National Institutes of Health

Panel video
3:45 - 4:00 pm Closing Remarks

Helen Cannaday - GW Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Helen Cannaday video