Radiology Research Alliance (RRA)/Radiology Alliance for Health Services Research (RAHSR) Research Mentor Academy Webinar Series

Effective radiology research mentoring is essential for developing residents and faculty capable of conducting high quality radiology research.  The Research Mentor Academy provides training for academic radiologists to enhance their knowledge and skills in research-related mentoring. The training is intended for mid-career and senior faculty with prior mentoring experience. Each Webinar was previously recorded live and can be accessed below using YouTube.


Starting Mentor-Mentee Relationship: Aligning Expectations and Assessing Understanding 

(Recorded November 9, 2017)


Defining the Ideal Qualities of Mentorship
Nature's Guide for Mentor's

This webinar covers how to: 1) effectively establish mutual expectations for the mentoring relationship, 2) clearly communicate expectations for the mentoring relationship, 3) consider personal and professional differences that may influence expectations, 4) identify various reasons for a lack of understanding, including expert-novice differences, and 5) use multiple strategies to enhance mentee understanding across diverse disciplinary perspectives.

Continuing Mentor-Mentee Relationship: Maintaining Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution

(Recorded December 13, 2017)


Concluding Mentor-Mentee Relationship: Building Mentee Confidence and Fostering Independence 

(February 21, 2018 at 12pm EST)


Articulating Your Mentoring Philosophy and Overcoming Challenges

(Recorded April 5, 2018)


Leon Lenchik, MD
President of Radiology Research Alliance
Professor of Radiology
Vice Chair for Faculty Development
Division Chief of Musculoskeletal Imaging
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Georgeann McGuinness, MD, FACR
Associate Dean for Mentoring and Professional Development
Professor and Sr. Vice Chair of Radiology
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Director, Clinical Faculty Mentoring NYULMC
NYU Langone Medical Center

The RAHSR/RRA Webinar Series is supported by a Venture Fund Grant  from the AAR Research and Education Foundation