Related Research: 10 year Outcomes

  • 63% of mentees submitted a full and complete grant application [1, 2].
  • 58% of mentees obtained peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and non-NIH funding agencies (American Heart Association, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Veterans Affairs, American Diabetes Association, etc.) [1, 2].
  • 3.7-fold increase in productivity measured by the number of publications which almost quadrupled after mentees completed the training [1, 2].
  • 40% of mentees received promotion to the rank of Associate Professor [1, 2].


  1. Fabris F, Rice TK, Jeffe DB, Czajkowski SM, Boyington J, Boutjdir M. Junior Faculty Career Development Through an NHLBI Program to Increase Diversity in Cardiovascular Health-Related Research. J Am Coll Cardiol. May 17;67(19):2312-3, 2016
  2. Boutjdir M, Aromolaran AS, de Las Fuentes L, Boyington JEA, Arteaga SS, Jobe J, Jeffe DB, Rao DC, Rice TK, Davila-Roman VG. Research Education and Mentoring Program in Cardiovascular Diseases for Under-Represented Junior Faculty From NHLBI SIPID/PRIDE. J Am Coll Cardiol. Apr 16;73(14):1861-5, 2019.