Karin Silet Karin Silet, MA, is a Senior Instructional Specialist with the Research Education and Career Development Core of the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR). Ms. Silet was the project director for ICTR’s CTSA Strategic Goal grant examining “best practices” for mentoring junior faculty conducting clinical and translational research. As part of this project, Karin conducted focus group interviews with over 100 mentors and mentees across 4 medical centers. She is currently leveraging the data from this project to contribute to a mentor development website being built by ICTR’s mentorship team. Karin is the also the coordinator of ICTR’s non-credit educational programming which provides instruction on the knowledge, skills and behaviors essential for success in clinical and translational research. Prior to joining ICTR, Karin worked as an Outreach Specialist in UW’s School of Educa¬tion and as the Continuing Education Specialist at University of California-Berkeley. Karin holds a Masters in English from Bucknell University and has completed Doctoral coursework at the University of Toronto.