Mentoring is fundamental to a successful career in research. APS supports the mentoring efforts of our members and facilitates the building of strong mentor-mentee relationships through a number of programs and initiatives.

Mentoring Awards

APS recognizes the importance of mentoring the next generation of scientists. Nominate your mentor for one of our prestigious mentoring awards.


Mentoring Q&A

In each issue of The Physiologist Magazine, a trainee member asks an established member a career or professional development question.

Mentoring Within Your Section

APS offers a variety of mentoring opportunities at the section level. The 12 APS sections comprise the largest of our member communities – they consist of members with similar research interests, provide programming for the APS annual meeting, recognize members with active award programs and support the activities of their members – students, trainees, mid-career and established researchers alike.

Career Gateway

Career Gateway - TwitterA successful scientific career requires more than just scientific expertise. To maximize a career in science, investigators, clinicians and educators need a well-rounded professional skill set, including leadership, management and intentional career planning. The APS Career Gateway provides physiologists professional development for every step of their career journey.