Welcome to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Responsible Conduct of Research Site!
This site provides a wide range of educational resources on scientific integrity for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) research community - useful and applicable whether you are new to research or have many years of experience. As a central component of the CHOP Research Institute's Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) program the site is designed to:
- Convey and clarify role-specific RCR training requirements
- Facilitate access to RCR educational materials and resources
- Serve as a faculty resource for delivering RCR instruction
- Increase understanding of RCR-related federal regulations and CHOP policies
- Introduce institutional experts to answer questions and offer guidance
March 2017 Feature: Mentorship
Mentoring is a significant part of scientific training and successful career progression. What are the characteristics of an effective mentor-trainee relationship? Check out these selected resources to learn more about the ethical principles, practices, and policies that guide mentoring relationships.
Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison provides curricula, assessment tools and resources for mentors and mentees.
Mentoring Resources Web Site by the Institute for Clinical Research Education at the University of Pittsburgh provides resources for mentees and mentors at every career stage – whether just getting started or an experienced research investigator. Topics include: Expectations, Mentoring Models, Communication, Ethics in Mentoring, Diversity in Mentoring, Problem Solving, and Additional Resources.
myIDP from the American Association for the Advancement of Science is a unique, web-based career-planning tool tailored to meet the needs of PhD students and postdocs in the sciences.
Mentoring Plans for Postdoctoral Scholars from the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) includes how to draft a mentoring plan, effective mentoring activities and other resources.
Content Collection: Mentoring in Science Careers is a collection of their best articles about the importance and rewards of mentoring.
Nature’s Guide for Mentors is a compilation of the characteristics that constitute good mentoring.
Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. Chapter 5: Mentoring and Being Mentored describes the process of mentoring, including desirable personal qualities and plans of action for both mentors and trainees.
Science Mentoring Research is the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) list of resources (publications/Web sites) for individuals interested in science mentoring.
Explore the Mentor and Trainee Responsibilities topic on this site for additional educational resources.