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Professional Mentoring Skills Enhancing Diversity (PROMISED)


Professional Mentoring Skills Enhancing Diversity (PROMISED)

Build your leadership skills through the Professional Mentoring Skills Enhancing Diversity (PROMISED) program. PROMISED training will expand your career coaching, leadership, and mentoring skills to help you more effectively mentor scientists who belong to underrepresented groups, as defined by the National Institutes of Health.

PROMISED offers an innovative, no-cost program that combines:

"Very energizing and insightful experience shared with professionals of diverse backgrounds. Thanks to PROMISED, NMRN, the organizers, presenters, and participants for a wonderful start/kick-off!"

—Liza Ilag, MD - Eli Lily and Company, PROMISED Fellow

Benefits of Participating

Who Should Apply?

If you are a mentor at the late assistant professor (at least 5 years in rank or equivalent) or above, PROMISED is designed for you.


PROMISED is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and funded by the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN). NRMN is a nationwide consortium of health science professionals and institutions collaborating to provide students and scientists across all career stages of health sciences research with enhanced networking, professional development, research resources, and mentorship experiences.

Fellows in the News

Congratulations to PROMISED Fellow Joseph C. Ayoob on being named an NRMN Master Mentor for his accomplishments and enduring commitment to mentoring the next generation of biomedical professionals.

Congratulations to PROMISED fellow Danielle L. Beatty-Moody, PhD who was recently featured in the UMBC News for her acceptance into the 2017-2018 cohort.

Danielle L. Beatty Moody receives competitive fellowship to enhance mentoring of diverse trainees