Course Description

This course is designed for those faculty who mentor and train graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at UAB. The goal of the course is to provide these faculty with information and tools in effective communication, cultural awareness and mental health wellness to enhance the mentoring experience.


Course Outline

  • Module 1:
    • Aligning expectations
    • Supporting professional development
    • Maintaining effective communication
  • Module 2:
    • Addressing equity and inclusion
    • Promoting a constructive training environment
  • Module 3:
    • Encouraging wellness
    • Navigating mental health concerns

Learner Outcomes

  • Recognize challenges to communicating with trainees
  • Understand the importance of individual development plans (IDPs)
  • Know the regulatory compliance needs for trainees
  • Define implicit bias and recognize its impact on mentoring
  • Learn about approaches and resources to promote trainees’ work-life integration
  • Identify trainees’ mental health challenges and know how to assist
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