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Fellows Forum: Mentoring Up: Learning to Pro-Actively Engage with Faculty Mentors in Managing Expectations

Engaging with faculty mentors can be challenging, because you both come with expectations that are often hidden and not explicitly discussed.  This can impact critical issues in communication, research directions, authorship, and so on.  Through this workshop, you will   gain skills and confidence to engage pro-actively with faculty.

Fellows Forum: Top Tips for Early-Stage (or not!) Doctoral Students

Learn how to manage the challenges and joys of life as a doctoral student, focusing on managing your schedule, your relationship with your advisor, and making the most of what should be a truly special time.

John Boothroyd, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE, and professor, Microbiology and Immunology


This interactive workshop will be followed by refreshments and networking.

Quick Bytes: Take the Wheel and Be the Driver of Your Graduate Education

Navigate through grad school with the Graduate Professional Development (GPD) Framework - also known as the "VPGE Wheel". You’ll walk away from this interactive workshop with a tailored list of campus resources and learning experiences to help you make the most of your time in grad school, succeed academically, and prepare for your career beyond Stanford.

Helen J. Doyle, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE

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SGSI: Round 4 Deadline

Discover Stanford Graduate Summer Institute: immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for Stanford graduate students. A unique opportunity—only at Stanford.

SGSI offers immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for graduate students at no cost 2 weeks before Autumn Quarter. These half- or full-day, not-for-credit courses allow graduate students to explore other subjects, experiment with new ideas, and expand their networks amongst Stanford's diverse graduate community.

6th Annual Education Forum: Innovations in Medical & Biosciences Education

The Stanford Office of Pediatric Education presents the 6th Annual Education Forum: Innovations in Medicine and Biosciences Education! This event will be a teaching and learning opportunity for faculty, trainees, students, postdocs, and staff and will include a Grand Rounds lecture. The education forum will highlight innovations in medical and bioscience education, and provide tools and strategies to be effective mentors, educators, and leaders.


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