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. "Appendix D Interview Instruments for Training Program Administrators." Assessment of NIH Minority Research and Training Programs: Phase 3. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2005.
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A. Introductory Questions
A1: Briefly describe the history and evolution of the program at your institution or university.
A2: How does this program fit within the department at your institution or university?
A3: What are the stated program goals?
PROBE: How have the program goals changed over time?
A4: What is your role in the program?
PROBE: What percentage of your time at the institution, department, or university relates to the program?
PROBE: How long have you been in your current position?
PROBE: How long have you been administering this mechanism?
B. Trainee Recruitment
B1: How do you attract or recruit individuals to the training program?
PROBE: How does your department communicate the availability of the program to individuals?
PROBE: What is your role in the communication process?
PROBE: What is your role in announcing the availability of this research/training grant?
B2: What kinds of candidates do you wish to attract with this program?
PROBE: Describe the characteristics of the typical candidate
PROBE: Describe the characteristics of the ideal candidate.
B3. Do you take any special steps to recruit different kinds of trainees?
PROBE: From different gender groups?
PROBE: From different ethnic groups?
PROBE: Describe what steps you take.
B5: Do you think that any potential minority trainees are missed by the current recruitment strategy?
PROBE: What have you seen that helps you form this opinion?