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Professional Development

The BBS Program and Yale offer numerous opportunities for students (and faculty) to develop non-bench skills. Below are key resources:

Upcoming events offered by the BBS Program are noted below:


Mentor Training for BBS Faculty is a multi-part course intended for both junior and senior faculty. Offered 3 times per year, the course is based on a curriculum developed by the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research and is facilitated by CIMER-certified instructors. The spring 2023 edition of the course will run on:

  • Friday, January 27, 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • Friday, February 3, 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • Friday, February 19, 9:00 - 11:00 am

Course completion requires attending all 3 sessions. Contact for more information.


The BBS Program, MD/PhD Program, School of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and medical student Mental Health & Wellness Program host Thriving in the Training Environment (THRIVE). This 4 part series teaches skills necessary to succeed in the biomedical research enterprise. We plan to offer this series again in the spring of 2023.

THRIVE was developed through an NIH supplement to MSTP T32 GM136651.