Mentoring Resources for Faculty

IDP Tools to Use with Students

Examples of IDPs at Purdue

Citations for further Reading on IDPs

Thompson, H. J., Santacroce, S. J., Pickler, R. H., Allen, J. K., Armer, J. M., Bakken, S., ... & Weiss, S. J. (2020). Use of individual development plans for nurse scientist training. Nursing outlook68(3), 284-292.

Chang, C. N., Patterson, C. A., Vanderford, N. L., & Evans, T. M. (2021). Modeling individual development plans, mentoring support, and career preparedness relationships among Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) trainees in the life sciences. F1000Research10.

Vanderford, N. L., Evans, T. M., Weiss, L. T., Bira, L., & Beltran-Gastelum, J. (2018). Use and effectiveness of the individual development plan among postdoctoral researchers: Findings from a cross-sectional study. F1000Research7.

Further reading on Assessing Mentoring

Fleming, M. , House, S. , Hanson, V. S. , Yu, L. , Garbutt, J. , McGee, R. , Kroenke, K. , Abedin, Z. & Rubio, D. M. (2013). The Mentoring Competency Assessment. Academic Medicine, 88 (7), 1002-1008. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e318295e298.

Hyun, S., Rogers, J., House, S., Sorkness, C., & Pfund, C. (2022). Revalidation of the Mentoring Competency Assessment to evaluate skills of research mentors: The MCA-21. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 6(1), E46. doi:10.1017/cts.2022.381