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The Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs is committed to supporting our future STEM-M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine) professionals. We have thoughtfully curated educational materials to allow for exploration of research science topics and career paths.

Call to Action: Diversity and Inclusion in STEM

Presented by: Dr. Kisha Hawthorne, the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at CHOP, shares her personal STEM journey and why diversity is important in STEM.

Focuses on various STEM-M careers across CHOP

Dives into research going on at CHOP

Provides skill specific resources.

Presented by: Rebecca Somach - Learn the common parts of a research article and strategies to approach reading and understanding research articles, especially in an unfamiliar topic area.

Presented by: Mariah K. Francis, MPA - Learn the value of mentorship, qualities to look for in a mentor / mentee, and tips for an effective mentor-mentee relationship.

Presented by: Christopher Rock, PhD - Learn how to create a hypothesis, as well as the steps of hypothesis-driven research and why these steps are important

Presented by: Arwa Abbas, PhD - Learn about math required for common lab practices, including scientific notation and exponents, units of measurement and molecular weight and molarity.

Lays out the educational pathways to various careers.

Presented by: Jessica McCurry, MSN, CRNP - Jessica McCurry, MSN, CRNP describes her educational background and how she became a nurse practitioner at CHOP.

Presented by: Mallory Perry - Join Dr. Perry as she describes her educational background and how she came to be a pediatric intensive care nurse at CHOP.

Highlights diverse scientists and hot topics related to diversity in STEM-M

Presented by: Meghan Grubb, MA, MS - Learn what diversity means at CHOP, why it’s important to science and research, and how this video series will highlight diversity across the institution.

Presented by: Meghan Grubb, MA, MS - Episode One of the series, Diverse Scientist Highlights, features Ben Barres, an American neurobiologist who worked at Standford University.

Presented by: Meghan Grubb, MA, MS - Episode Two of the series, Diverse Scientist Highlights, features Mae Carol Jemison, an American engineer, physician, and former NASA astronaut.

Presented by: Meghan Grubb, MA, MS - Episode Three of the series, Diverse Scientist Highlights, features Vivien Thomas, an American laboratory supervisor who became a cardiac surgery pioneer.

Presented by: Meghan Grubb, MA, MS - Episode Four of the series, Diverse Scientist Highlights, features Helen Rodríguez Trías, a pediatrician, educator, and women’s rights activist.

Presented by: Francis Ayombil, PhD - Learn how the life of a scientist can be unique and dependent on their life style, work ethic, or family structure.

Presented by: Carolyn Yrigollen, PhD - Learn about Imposter Syndrome and strategies to manage it as you work to accomplish your goals.

Presented by: Shawn Bates, PhD - Learn why it is important to have diversity in science and how one might use code switching to “fit in.”

Presented by: Meghan Grubb, MA, MS - Learn about unconscious bias, how it develops, and ways to mitigate it.