Neuroscience is experiencing a period of impressive growth and is attracting the brightest and most enthusiastic students
of any area of science. The number of NIH-supported trainees graduating with a Ph.D. in neuroscience has sky-rocketed since 2001. These young scientists will make new discoveries and answer questions that now seem intractable. New programs like the BRAIN Initiative have injected new enthusiasm and opportunities for discovery into our field. But our growth puts additional emphasis on the
need to provide the training and mentorship that is crucial to maximizing the scientific output of our workforce.
The challenge of our good fortune is that we must now augment the dialogue on how to efficiently and effectively support the career development of our trainees. Read More ...