The Mentor Academy provides research mentors with opportunities to develop mentoring skills through biweekly sessions during a four-month program.
Dr. Roger Fillingim leads The Mentor Academy that promotes the development of the next generation of clinical and translational scientists through a culture of support for mentoring and training in optimizing mentoring relationships for mentors and mentees at all levels of career development.
Beyond the Master Mentor Program, the Mentor Academy plans to develop training programs for early career mentors as well as for mentees, including junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.
Roger B. Fillingim, PhD, director of the CTSI Mentor Academy. Contact by phone: (352) 273-5963, or by email below.
Members and Alumni
More than 50 members from nine colleges — listed below — have participated in the CTSI Mentor Academy’s Master Mentor program since its launch in 2013. Use the search bar and filters to narrow your results.
“Following completion of the Mentor Academy, I was nominated for a Superior Accomplishment Award with specific mention of my mentor style. I credit many of my skills to the program.”
“The Mentor Academy was the most enjoyable professional development program I’ve done in my 15 years at UF. The community and diversity of thought have helped me approach new situations.”
All Members of the Mentor Academy
|Stephen Anton, PhD||Aging and Geriatric Research||Medicine||June 2015|
|Melissa Armstrong, MD||Neurology||Medicine||April 2019|
|Kelli Barr, PhD||Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine||Veterinary Medicine||May 2018|
|Azra Bihorac, MD, MS||Surgery and Anesthesiology||Medicine||December 2016|
|Jennifer L. Bizon, PhD||Neuroscience/Psychiatry||Medicine||December 2016|
|David Bloom, PhD||Molecular Genetics and Microbiology||Medicine||December 2016|
|Ragnhildur Bjarnadottir, PhD, MPH||Family, Community and Health Systems Science||Nursing||December 2019|
|Mark Brantly, MD||Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine||Medicine||June 2015|
|Mary B. Brown, PhD||Infectious Diseases and Pathology||Veterinary Medicine||June 2016|
|Daniel R. Brown, PhD||Infectious Diseases and Pathology||Veterinary Medicine||June 2017|