Mentor's Letter of Support

The mentor's letter of support should include:

  • The student's qualifications to participate in the program and his/her commitment to conduct research

  • The student's qualifications to undertake the proposed project and the feasibility of the project within the time available, if a project proposal has been submitted

  • The mentor's commitment to supervise the student

  • The mentor's background enabling them to supervise the student on proposed project and the availability of necessary institutional facilities

  • Goals for the training experience (e.g., ability to learn written and oral research presentation skills, present results at a local/national meeting, etc.)

  • Information about additional mentoring available to the applicant, if relevant, such as a faculty co-mentor or graduate students, post-docs, fellows, in the group who can provide daily oversight

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Karen Zier, PhD
Associate Dean for Medical Student Research
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Christina Wyatt, MD
Associate Director
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Alecia Williams
Program Administrator
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