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Optimizing the utility of the individual development plan for trainees in the biosciences

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Obtaining more data on how institutions, faculty and trainees utilize the individual development plan can only increase its usefulness for exploring both academic and non-academic careers.

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We thank The STEM Advocacy Institute for thoughtful feedback and tremendous enthusiasm for improving science education around the world.

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  1. Department of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Jessica W Tsai
  2. Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Jessica W Tsai
  3. The STEM Advocacy Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Jessica W Tsai
    • , Nathan L Vanderford
    •  & Fanuel Muindi
  4. Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

    • Nathan L Vanderford
  5. Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

    • Nathan L Vanderford
  6. Center for Cancer and Metabolism, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

    • Nathan L Vanderford
  7. Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Fanuel Muindi

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