ASHA's Academic & Research Mentoring (ARM) Network

The ASHA Academic Affairs and Research Education team offers programs that facilitate pursuing, launching, and advancing academic and research careers in communication sciences and disorders. Together, the goals of these programs are to increase the number of PhD faculty and advance the generation of research needed to support evidence-based practice. See also ASHA Award Programs for Students and ASHA Mentoring Programs

Pursuing a PhD/Academic-Research Career

Promoting the Next Generation of Researchers
Program that recognizes and encourages undergraduates who are presenting their research at the ASHA Convention
Students Preparing for Academic Research Careers
Award that supports undergraduate and clinical-entry degree students in implementing proposed mentored teaching and research activities
Student Research Travel Award
Travel award that supports students who are presenting their research at the ASHA Convention
Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award
Travel award that supports audiology and hearing science doctoral students and postdocs attending the ASHA Convention and introduces them to ASHA’s offerings in hearing science and research career development

Launching an Academic-Research Career 

Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award
NIDCD-supported travel award that supports graduate students, postdocs, and early-career faculty in attending the Research Symposium at the ASHA Convention and engages them in mentored activities before, during, and after the Convention
Mentoring Academic-Research Careers
Year-long program that provides PhD students, postdocs, and early-career faculty with remote mentoring on self-identified academic-research career development topics
Advancing Academic-Research Careers
Award that supports early-career faculty in implementing proposed mentored teaching and research activities
Pathways
NIDCD-established conference followed by year-long remote mentoring that assists candidacy-level PhD students, postdocs, and early-career faculty in building strong foundations for an independent clinical research career 

Advancing an Academic-Research Career

Lessons for Success
NIDCD-supported conference that trains candidacy-level PhD students, postdocs, and early-career faculty in grantsmanship skills and other research career competencies
Grant Review and Reviewer Training
Program that trains eligible scientists to effectively review research grants
Clinical Practice Research Institute
Program that supports eligible scientists in planning and preparing a federal clinical practice research grant proposal
Dissemination and Implementation Science Travel Award
Travel award that supports eligible scientists in attending a conference and preparing an implementation science research grant proposal

ASHA Corporate Partners