Bioscience graduate students and postdocs: Join the new L-MAP program to build your leadership, management, and inclusive teamwork toolkit! 

Application for the Spring 2022 cohort is now open until March 21, 2022

This 6-week long program meets in person each week to provide active-learning training in these important skills. Full-group sessions are led by an expert in leadership and organizational dynamics and participants will also meet in small groups each week. Participants are sent a workbook that includes all program materials and guides trainees through self-reflective exercises in addition to the in-person content. The units covered are: professionalism and professional identity, leading without authority, negotiation, working in teams, inclusive organizational structure, and writing your leadership statement. Selected participants must commit to attending all training sessions.

This cohort is open to trainees from WashU; space is limited. 

Workshop Schedule:

Full-Group Sessions: Wednesdays from 9-11 am, CT on the Medical Campus (Becker Medical Library 405), March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11*)

* May 11: This is an optional 7th Train the Trainer session


Application Process:

Here is an outline of the application. In particular, we recommend thinking about and preparing answers to the “Getting to know you” section of the application. 

Selected participants will be notified on or about March 23, 2022. This program is supported by a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Guidance for Trainees grant to Drs. Jessica Hutchins ( and Erin Heckler (

Questions? Please email Dr. Peter  Myers –