There is a need to establish markers that are predictive of future trainee success.
What strategies should NHLBI use to pursue students at the K-12 level of their education and also to encourage their scientific interests through the undergraduate and graduate levels?
What is the best way for the mentoring effort of senior investigators to be encouraged, enhanced, and supported to develop early career investigators?
To ensure continuity of mentorship across generations, should we create incentives to encourage participation of younger, junior faculty in the leadership of our T32 programs?
How do we create different mentored paths to independence (i.e., adaptable to different rates of maturity)?