The Academy for Future Science Faculty: randomized controlled trial of theory-driven coaching to shape development and diversity of early-career scientists

@inproceedings{Thakore2014TheAF,
  title={The Academy for Future Science Faculty: randomized controlled trial of theory-driven coaching to shape development and diversity of early-career scientists},
  author={Bhoomi K. Thakore and Michelle E. Naffziger-Hirsch and Jennifer L Richardson and Simon Nicholas Williams and Richard McGee},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Approaches to training biomedical scientists have created a talented research community. However, they have failed to create a professional workforce that includes many racial and ethnic minorities and women in proportion to their representation in the population or in PhD training. This is particularly true at the faculty level. Explanations for the absence of diversity in faculty ranks can be found in social science theories that reveal processes by which individuals develop… CONTINUE READING
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