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  • Rock Talk Blog: Mentorship Matters for the Biomedical Workforce
    June 6, 2014
    The mentorship of early-career scientists is necessary to their individual career success and the future of the biomedical research enterprise as a whole. Recently launched NIH programs and tools aim to facilitate this important type of training.



  • Equipping the Next Generation of Biomedical Innovators and Entrepreneurs (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy)
    November 18, 2013
    This past September, the NIH announced “Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training” (BEST)—a $3.7 million awards program designed to help universities prepare graduate students and research fellows in the field of biomedical research for 21st century jobs, including those outside the traditional academic tenure-track.






  • NIH promises to improve biomedical research training Exit Disclaimer
    December 7, 2012
    Reacting to a steep rise in the number of young biomedical scientists seeking scarce academic jobs, the NIH plans to launch programs to prepare scientists for nonacademic careers, move students through their Ph.D.s faster, and bolster the pay of postdocs.



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