If you don’t have a mentor or need a specific mentor(s), one of the tools that we would like you to use to identify potential mentors in your area of need is the VIVO search engine located on the right sidebar. If you need assistance with VIVO, please contact one of us to walk you through it ( or

If you are seeking a mentor at your institution or in your geographic area and need help, the CTR-IN Concierge Program has an individual at each of your institutions who should be able to point you in the right direction. The respective Concierge contacts are available here…

Individual Development Plan (IDP) Template
The IDP template can be downloaded as a Word Document using this link here.. CTR-IN investigators who are required to complete an IDP are asked to work with their primary mentor to review the document and upload the completed IDP with their Progress Reports. The document will be reviewed by the Mentoring Unit team to assist investigators with their career development plans.

Mentorship MOA
The Mentoring MOA template can be downloaded as a PDF Form File here … .  CTR-IN Pilot Grant applicants will need to work with their primary mentor to submit mutually agreed upon goals for their mentoring relationship.

Mentor-Mentee Evaluation
In order to respond to your needs and improve services please complete the mentor or mentee evaluation survey below at the completion of the first, second, third, or fourth year of your relationship or at the end of the visiting scholar or mini sabbatical experience. We appreciate your feedback.

Mentor/Mentee Resources
The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is a nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions collaborating with the Mountain West CTR-IN to provide trainees across the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development programming that emphasizes the benefits and challenges of diversity, inclusivity and culture within mentoring relationships, and more broadly the research workforce. The goal of the NRMN is to enhance the diversity of the NIH-funded research workforce. You can register and access NRMN resources using the link here …