Developing a Research Skill Set Y. You & B. Bednarski, 2014 Clin Colon Rectal Surg 27:48-54.
A Critical Roadblock to Diversity. A. Tapia, Korn Ferry. March 15, 2018.
How to Get the Most Out of a Conference. Whitaker, M. The Chronicle of Higher Education. March 26, 2018.
Dynamic Empathy. A tool for managing people and working across teams.
Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2nd edition, 2006.
How to Be a Member of an R01 NIH Study Section.
Writing a Letter of Recommendation.
- Delegating. Mary Casey Jacob, Ph.D., ABPP. October 12, 2016. Step-by-step suggestions for effective delegation. (10:19)
- Dynamic Empathy. A tool for managing people and working across teams. Read scenarios 1 and 11.
- Difficult Conversations. Mary Casey Jacob, Ph.D., ABPP. June 9, 2016. Targeted for faculty who wish to be more effective at giving feedback and guidance to peers, trainees and employees. (28:03)
- Stop Blocking Postdocs' Paths to Success. Barres, B.A. Nature 548 (7669), 517-519, 2017.
- Dynamic Empathy. A tool for managing people and working across teams. Read Scenario 5.
- Mentoring Made Easy: Tips and Strategies. Amy James. November 20, 2016. (53:28)
- Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss. Kim Malone Scott. February 11, 2016. This is a video about giving feedback/guidance in a useful way. (21:25)
- What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Gender Stereotypes and Academic Career Advancement. Molly Carnes, M.D., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison. November 17, 2010. (58:27)
- Mentoring Resource Pages at Other Institutions
- Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
- Giving Effective Feedback: A Faculty Development Online Module and Workshop. Aagaard E, Czernik Z, Rossi C, Guiton G. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2010; 6:8119.
- Entering Mentoring: A Seminar to Train a New Generation of Scientists. Handelsman, J., Pfund, C., Lauffer, S.M., and Pribbenow, C. (2005). The Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching. This is a book describing a seminar for those learning to mentor graduate students and fellows.
- National Research Mentoring Network
- Nature Mentoring. An online resource at Nature offering advice and support to scientist mentors and their mentees.
- Obtaining Mentors. Mary Casey Jacob, Ph.D., ABPP. April 28, 2017. This video will help you identify your mentorship needs, think about who might mentor you, and how to request mentorship. (22:17)
- Being an Effective Mentee. Mary Casey Jacob, Ph.D., ABPP. April 28, 2017. This video will help you negotiate a "contract" with a mentor, structure your time with your mentor, and gracefully end formal mentorship when the time comes. (9:21)
- Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research.
- AAMC Compact Between Biomedical Graduate Students and Their Research Advisors.
- AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors.
- Mentoring and Being Mentored. Chapter 5 in Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty.
Time and Email Management
- Time and Email Management. Anne Kenny, M.D. August 24, 2016. (17:15)
- In Box Zero. Merlin Mann. July 23, 2007. (58:41)
- How to Gain Control of Your Free Time. Laura Vanderkam. 2015 (11:54)
- How to Trim Your Inbox, Stop Checking Email and Be More Productive. Sabina Nawez, (2017) Inc.
- Time Management. Chapter 6 in Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty.
- Getting Things Done. David Allen. May 22, 2014. (1:32:31) For a brief summary of this material, read Five Productivity Tips That'll Make You Rethink Your Day. Paul Petrone. February 23, 2017.