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Mentoring Resources


"Mentorship is a professional, working alliance in which individuals work together over time to support the personal and professional growth, development, and success of the relational partners through the provision of career and psychosocial support."  - The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine


All Health Sciences Faculty

  • National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN)
    Connects highly knowledgeable and skilled mentors with motivated and diverse mentees, ranging from undergraduate students to early-career faculty, and facilitate long-term, culturally responsive interactions between them.

  • The Fairplay Game
    Provides players with the opportunity for counterstereotypic imaging/perspective taking. Players take the perspective of Jamal Davis, a Black graduate student on his way to becoming a renowned professor.

  • National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)
    Provides online access to mentoring, tools, and support needed to be successful in the Academy. Focuses on helping academics achieve extraordinary writing and research productivity while maintaining a full and healthy life off campus. UC San Diego is an institutional member of NCFDD.

Senior Faculty

  • Next SR FMTP Training November 12, 15, 17, 2021
  • Open to Associate and Full faculty
  • Contact abortnick@ucsd.edu to add your name to the waitlist.

Junior Faculty

  • Next JR FMTP Training TBD
  • Open to Assistant and Associate faculty
  • Contact abortnick@ucsd.edu to add your name to the waitlist.

Mentor Facilitators

  • Next Mentor Facilitator Training week of November 15.
  • Contact abortnick@ucsd.edu to express interest in this specialized training and role.






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