The BRAINS Program: Transforming Career Development to Advance Diversity and Equity in Neuroscience

Neuron. 2017 May 3;94(3):426-430. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.03.049.


In order to better prepare trainees and advance diversity in neuroscience, career development must move beyond scientific skills. The BRAINS Program's continuous professional development model positively impacts participants' careers by fostering a sense of community and creating a counterspace for critical conversations.

MeSH terms

  • Career Mobility*
  • Cultural Diversity*
  • Humans
  • Neurosciences / education*
  • Professional Competence*
  • Residence Characteristics
  • Self Efficacy*