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News, presentations, and papers about the BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program.


A cross-institutional analysis of the effects of broadening trainee professional development on research productivity.
PLoS Biol. 2021 Jul 15;19(7):e3000956. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000956. eCollection 2021 Jul. PMID: 34264929
Brandt PD, Sturzenegger Varvayanis S, Baas T, Bolgioni AF, Alder J, Petrie KA, Dominguez I, Brown AM, Stayart CA, Singh H, Van Wart A, Chow CS, Mathur A, Schreiber BM, Fruman DA, Bowden B, Wiesen CA, Golightly YM, Holmquist CE, Arneman D, Hall JD, Hyman LE, Gould KL, Chalkley R, Brennwald PJ, Layton RL.


Applying Experiential Learning to Career Development Training for Biomedical Graduate Students and Postdocs: Perspectives on Program Development and Design. 
CBE Life Sci Educ. 2020 Sep;19(3):es7. doi: 10.1187/cbe.19-12-0270.PMID: 32822277
Van Wart A, O'Brien TC, Varvayanis S, Alder J, Greenier J, Layton RL, Stayart CA, Wefes I, Brady AE.


Institutional Training Opportunities for PhD Students in Laboratory Medicine: An Unmet Career Development Need?
The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine,Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2020, Pages 412–416
Jennifer M Colby, Ferrin C Wheeler, Kimberly A Petrie, Kathleen L Gould, Jonathan E Schmitz


Applying inter-rater reliability to improve consistency in classifying PhD career outcomes
F1000 Research, April 20, 2020, 9:8
C. Abigail Stayart, Patrick D. Brandt, Abigail M. BrownTamara Dahl, Rebekah L. LaytonKimberly A. PetrieEmma N. Flores-Kim, Christopher G. Peña, Cynthia N. Fuhrmann, Gabriela C. Monsalve


"Data Science Training Program Lands AAMC Education Award"
VUMC Reporter
Written by Bill Snyder
September 12, 2019


"Why Your Career Path is a Lot Like a Game of Plinko"
University of Rochester URBEST Blog
Written by Ashley Brady
May 31, 2019


"How to Review a Paper"
ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows seminar summary
Edge for Scholars Blog
Written by Rebecca Helton
July 19, 2018


"Graduate students, postdocs explore science policy and advocacy in Washington, D.C."
Written by Collier Roberts
October 24, 2018


“New BRET Course Offers Introduction to Data Science”
VUMC Reporter
Written by Leigh MacMillan
June 21, 2018


“Smile, You’re on Camera”
Written by Ashley Brady and D’Anne Duncan
Carpe Careers column, Inside Higher Ed
March 12, 2018


"Survey of checkpoints along the pathway to diverse biomedical research faculty"
January 2018
Written by Lindsay Meyers, Abigail Brown, Liane Moneta-Koehler, and Roger Chalkley


Providing Experiential Business and Management Training for Biomedical Research Trainees
CBE Life Sciences Education
Fall 2017, 16(3)
Written by Kim Petrie, Rob Carnahan, Abby Brown, Kathy Gould


"Not Just for Undergrads: Internships"
Inside Higher Ed
Written by Ashley Brady and Kim Petrie
May 8, 2017


"Program Helps PhD Students Find Non-Academic Careers"
VUMC Reporter
Written by Courtney Bricker-Anthony
August 18, 2016