pd|hub Collections

By Cynthia Fuhrmann

The pd|hub Collections are one action stemming from a Stakeholder Workshop hosted by pd|hub at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus in 2019, with funding from an NSF IGE workshop grant.

STEMM PhD graduate students and postdocs have a critical need for educational interventions that support the complex, iterative developmental process of career exploration. The pd|hub Collection: Foundations of Career Exploration for PhD Scientists is an NIH-funded resource from Professional Development Hub (pd|hub) designed to support STEMM programs in addressing this need. This inaugural pd|hub Collection features curated, peer-reviewed educational models designed to guide and support PhD-level STEMM graduate students or postdocs as they learn about and evaluate a breadth of career options. The pd|hub Collection provides detailed implementation guides and expert consultations to support institutions to efficiently adapt, implement, and evaluate one of these models for ongoing use in their training programs.

Two cohorts of Implementation Sites (2022-2024) will be supported via an initial grant from NIGMS (R25GM139076). Implementation Sites receive full access and support to implement a model from this pd|hub Collection at their home organization. Ongoing support includes access to the following: -Implementation guides and annotated lesson plans -Training in key areas, such as developing an inclusive learning environment -Ongoing expert consultations within a community of practice to help you overcome challenges -Centralized evaluation tools and data collection to enable efficient, data-driven evolution of educational approaches Applications for the first cohort of Implementation Sites are due December 21, 2022. Following data collection across these sites, detailed resources will be published for broader dissemination.


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