Establishing the Relationship --
This topic details issues of initiating the relationship, including selection criteria, characteristics, roles, and responsibilities, and a memorandum of understanding.
Working Together -- This topic describes issues tying role responsibilities to associated activities.
Lessons Learned -- This topic describes how lessons learned from studies of the mentoring relationship can be used to improve both the quality of the relationship.
Transition to Independent Researcher -- This topic discusses the developmental nature of the mentor- trainee relationship, from the initiation of the novice to separation of the independent researcher.