Fellows & Junior Faculty/ConECCTOR

Fellows Network

The HTRS Fellows Network seeks to establish a network of trainee peers to provide support and advice.

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Stands for Consortium of Early Career Clinical, Translational and Outcomes Researchers. ConECCTOR meets at ASH, HTRS and THSNA for discussions, networking, education and social events!  These members are junior faculty up to 7 years post-training/fellowship program.

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INTRODUCING: Our New Mentor Match Program!

To forward our mentorship mission, we have formed a new partnership between the HTRS Fellows and ConECCTOR (junior faculty) Networks: the Mentor Match Program. You now have an excellent opportunity to mentor and/or be mentored at an important time in your career development. Thanks to 30-plus HTRS members who already have answered the call, we are up and running.

For a list of potential MENTORS, MENTEES, and their specialties, please email [email protected]. If you would like to take part but have not yet let us know, please send an email with your name, institution, preferred email address, preferred mentorship (see below), along with your area of specialty, and we'll add you to the list!


Three types of mentorship opportunities:

On the lists of mentors and mentees (see links above), please review and identify someone with your similar mentorship availability/needs/specialty:

  • LIMITED INTERACTION: email contact with ConECCTOR members for brief questions

  • ONGOING MENTORSHIP: Specific details TBD by mentor/mentee (1 hour/month suggested, setting goals/milestones throughout the year)

  • ONE-TIME INTERACTION: "Speed-mentoring event" at a future conference (in-person/virtual)

When you reach out, please take into account the kind of mentorship you’re both seeking.  Once you have established a mutually agreed-upon partnership/mentorship, email [email protected] to let us know to make it official!


Still want to take part but didn’t sign up yet? Please add your info to the following GOOGLE FORMS and when you do, email [email protected]:

What’s more, you have an opportunity to virtually “meet” with your mentor/mentee, once mentorship is established, at our upcoming Fellows Network Webinar and ConECCTOR Meeting event on March 30, 2021.  Once you've locked in with a mentor/mentee and made it official, please email [email protected] to let us know.  At that point, you may reserve a virtual table and get started!

For expert advice on "How to Build a Mentorship Team" by Leslie J. Raffini, MD, MSCE, CLICK HERE


Virtual Fellows Network Career Development Webinar  and ConECCTOR Meeting

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 -- AGENDA:

  • 4:30 PM ET: Fellows Network Webinar (1 hour): "Negotiating Your First Job" with panelists:

    • Sven Olson, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University

    • Glaivy Batsuli, MD, Assistant Professor, Emory School of Medicine/Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

    • Ang Li, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

    • Emily Ayers, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Health

  • 5:30 PM ET (30 minutes) - HTRS Mentor Match Program participants who have already established a match may reserve a virtual breakout table at this time.  For more info, email [email protected].

  • 6:00 PM ET (1.5 hours) - ConECCTOR Meeting: Three topics with the following faculty panelists:

    • Nigel S. Key, MD: "Managing the K-to-R transition: What to do if you don't get a K-Award"

    • Robert F. Sidonio, Jr., MD: "Oral Presentations 101"

    • Leslie J. Raffini, MD, MSCE: "Building a Mentorship Team"


For Full ConECCTOR Meeting Agenda, CLICK HERE


To RSVP to all of these opportunities, including the chance to reserve a virtual table with your official Mentor Match, CLICK HERE

We look forward to hearing about these new partnerships and forwarding our mission as a society to encourage active mentoring across all career levels.  Thank you!


Jennifer Yui, MD, MS, HTRS Fellows Network Chair

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine


Lauren Amos, MD, HTRS ConECCTOR Network Co-Chair

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Children's Mercy Kansas City


Hope Pritchett Wilson, MD, HTRS ConECCTOR Network Co-Chair

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, University of Alabama at Birmingham


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