The Department of Family & Preventive Medicine is proud to be a part of multiple training and mentoring initiatives to increase career development for faculty, staff, current and prospective students, and trainees. Below are some of the initiatives we support and participate in.


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The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is a nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions collaborating to provide all trainees across the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development programming.


U-HELM - Opportunity for Junior Faculty Members and Postdocs at the University of Utah. U-HELM will focus on some of the challenges that trainees and faculty from minority and underserved groups as well those health equity researchers may face.


The Utah Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (Utah StARR) is designed to prepare outstanding residents for a career in academic medicine and clinical investigation by providing them with opportunities to learn and practice clinical, transitional, health service and community-engaged research skills during their residency training.


The research mentor training is a one day, eight-hour process-based training designed to help research mentors maximize the effectiveness of their mentoring relationships by providing mentors with an intellectual framework, an opportunity to experiment with various methods, and a forum in which to solve mentoring dilemmas with the help of peers.

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