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Friday, October 02, 2015
BEST Consortium publishes a new paradigm for PhD training

In this report, we describe the state of the U.S. biomedical workforce and development of the BEST award, variations of programmatic approaches to assist with program design without BEST funding, and novel approaches to engage faculty in career development programs. To test the effectiveness of these BEST programs, external evaluators will assess their outcomes not only over the 5 yr grant period but also for an additional 10 yr beyond award completion.

Link to the abstract in The FASEB Journal published online October 2

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A New Paradigm

A= Before Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST); B= After implementation of BEST practices