DOD Melanoma Melanoma Academy Leadership Award
The MRP Melanoma Academy (MA) is a unique, interactive virtual academy focused on bringing together established investigators (Director and Deputy Director) and up to four early-career independent investigators (Scholars) to develop successful, highly productive melanoma researchers in a collaborative research and career development environment. The MA will provide intensive monitoring, national networking, collaborations, and a peer group for Scholars.The MA is a virtual career development and research platform that consists of Scholars and their Career Guides (primary mentors) from different institutions, and an Academy Director and Deputy Director. The Academy Director and Deputy Director catalyze the growth and professional development of the Scholars in collaboration with their Career Guides, assess the progress of the Scholars, and facilitate communication and collaboration among all Academy members. The MA will give Scholars opportunities to operate in a collegial, highly dyn...