Welcome to the UTSA Sloan Program for Exceptional Mentoring (PEM)
The UTSA Sloan Program for Exceptional Mentoring (PEM) is supported by funding from The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
The overall goal of the UTSA Sloan PEM is to promote diversity in the U.S. PhD degree-holding workforce by increasing the recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of underrepresented doctoral students in STEM fields at UTSA, specifically in Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Neurobiology, and Physics.
The transition into doctoral training can be challenging. The UTSA Sloan PEM includes activities designed to assist with this transition and to expose doctoral trainees to additional professional development activities and career path information.
First year PhD student
U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Classified as being from a group that is underrepresented in the sciences
(African-American, Filipino, American Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Native American/Alaskan Native)
Pursuing a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Neurobiology, or Physics
Dr. Gail Taylor
Click here for a list of program faculty and support personnel.