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Building and Utilizing a Successful Mentoring Team

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Office for Faculty Development
Junior Faculty Biomedical Research Association

Presented by
Vivian Lewis, MD
Professor Emerita, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vice Provost for Faculty Development & Diversity

Jennifer Gewandter, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Developing a mentoring team and using your mentors effectively underlies success for junior faculty. In this session, Drs. Vivian Lewis and Jennifer Gewandter, experts in mentorship development, will join us to share their insights into finding mentors, creating a mentoring team, and developing peer mentors.

After the session, we will hold a workshop for interested individuals to help troubleshoot your specific mentoring challenges.

To register for this session:

Mark Your Calendar for April’s JFBRA Session: April 12, 2021 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The URSMD Junior Faculty Biomedical Research Association (JFBRA) is an academic peer group designed to serve the unique needs of early-stage Ph.D. and M.D. faculty to promote our success in scientific discovery, funding, publications, mentoring, teaching and service to the University of Rochester and the greater Rochester community. For more information or to be added to the JFBRA distribution list, please contact the JFBRA Co-directors or email

JFBRA Leadership - Co-Directors

Elaine Hill, PhD
Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences Department of Public Health Sciences
Center for Musculoskeletal Research

Homaira Rahimi, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics

Wednesday, January 20 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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