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UCSF Graduate Division

The mentor-trainee relationship is a one-to-one relationship, and the mentor should see more potential in you than you can see in yourself. Moreover, the mentor should be someone who is willing to spend the necessary time with you in order to help you to achieve your career goals.

Jonathan S. Wiest, PhD
Director, Center for Cancer Training
National Cancer Institute
and 2003 Recipient of the NIH Director's Award for Mentoring

UCSF receives more funding from the NIH than any other public university