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Diversity Career Development Program

October, 2018

The Diversity Career Development Program (DCDP) was designed to provide NCI intramural postdoctoral trainees from underrepresented groups leadership skills and tools to meet with success in independent research careers. Acceptance into DCDP is based on mentor nomination, as the program requires approximately two-hours a week over the course of 10 months. Nominations for the 2019 Program will be accepted in October, 2018.

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From the Deputy Director for Intramural Research: Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive NIH

July-August, 2018

Evidence indicates that heterogeneous groups of talented individuals, with experience in managing diversity, are better equipped to tackle complex problems than are homogeneous groups.

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