Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Organizational Faculty Research Mentoring Climate


May. 27, 2022, 11am to 12pm

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In-Person: Barrick Museum Auditorium & Lobby or Virtual


Presentation Talk “Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Organizational Faculty Research Mentoring Climate” by Akshay Sood, MD

1. Define the key components of an institutional mentoring climate
2. Discuss climate intervention to increase faculty mentors
3. Discuss climate intervention to help develop developmental networks

Akshay Sood, MD, MPH is the associate director of the Professional Development (PD) Core -Mentoring Unit for the Mountain West CTR-IN Program. Dr. Sood obtained his master’s in public health from Yale University and completed his fellowship training in pulmonary, critical care, and occupational medicine at Yale University – School of Medicine. He is currently the assistant dean of mentoring and faculty retention for the School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Career Development at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNM-HSC). In addition, he is a tenured professor for UNM-HSC’s Department of Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, and Epidemiology. He leads the UNM HSC faculty mentor development program and is the P.I. of a U01 grant on the “Effectiveness of Innovative Research Mentor Interventions among Underrepresented Minority Faculty in the Southwest (NIGMS U01GM132175-01)."



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Open to any UNLV faculty members

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas
MW CTR-IN Administrative Core