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June 2016

Under-Represented Scientists Stay in the Game with Help from the National Research Mentoring Network

Under-Represented Scientists Stay in the Game with Help from the National Research Mentoring Network

Many groups who are under-represented in the general population, are even further under-represented in the biomedical science workforce.  The NIH has developed a Diversity Program Consortium that administers the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) to combat this. The network consists of biomedical professionals and institutions that offer mentorship and professional development to mentors and trainees from under-represented groups.

Supplemental Funding from the NIH Promotes Diversity in Research

Supplemental Funding from the NIH Promotes Diversity in Research

The National Science Foundation has shown that individuals from certain racial and ethnic groups are greatly underrepresented in health sciences across the nation. Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Institutes of Health are designed to create a pipeline for under-represented individuals to careers in health sciences.