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The Mentoring Relationship: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
9:30 am to 11:00 am

Do you ever question your role in your lab? Do you hesitate to address issues with your mentor? Do you wonder how to be successful during this step in your career? In this interactive session, learn how to navigate the mentoring relationship, including how to promote open communication, work more productively with your mentor, and get the most out of your training experience.

Class size is limited to 25 participants to facilitate small group discussion. Because space is limited, please do not register unless you are sure you can attend.

Speaker: Melissa Segal, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker who has provided individual, couples, and family counseling; facilitated a variety of support and educational groups; and implemented professional development and training. She is currently the Senior Business Manager of Duke Neurobiology and serves on the Neurobiology Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the SOM Diversity and Inclusion Council, and the SOM Harassment Taskforce.

Participation in this forum earns 2 RCR credits for PhD students. Please bring a pen or pencil to complete registration materials. Note that you will not receive credit if you arrive for this event late or leave early. If you have not been to this location before, please plan enough time to find the room. For questions regarding RCR credit, contact Dr. Hugh Crumley, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, at grad-rcr@duke.edu.

This workshop is part of the Mentoring and Communication Series sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Services and The Graduate School. Questions about the workshop? Contact The Graduate School's professional development team at grad-profdev@duke.edu.

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Location

MSRB Classroom 01
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Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Professionalism and Scholarly Integrity
  • Teaching and Mentoring