Career Conversations

Career Conversations is a virtual forum to exchange ideas about issues and strategies to build a successful career in gerontology. Through semi-structured interviews, panels, and discussions, Career Conversations brings together students, early- and mid-career gerontologists, and experienced researchers and leaders in gerontology. Throughout the year, a variety of topics will be covered.

How to Register for a GSA Career Conversation

  • Click the white “Login” button on the top right corner of the page.
  • Enter your GSA username and password.*
    • If you have forgotten your password, select “Forgot your password.”
    • If you do not have an account with GSA, you may create one.
  • Once logged in, click the white “My Account” button on the top right corner of the page.
  • Click “My GSA Dashboard” and then “Register for an Event” to begin the registration process.

*If you have previously been active with The Gerontological Society of America, you should have an existing account. If unsure, click “Forgot your password” to see if your e-mail address is in the system.

Mentorship: Developing Reciprocal and Productive Relationships

March 29, 2021

What are the secrets to a positive mentoring relationship? Why are some relationships productive and thrive, while others fizzle? Gain insights and tips from GSA mentoring award recipients and experienced mentees who will share their experiences and perspectives on how to develop mutually beneficial mentoring relationships. This session is intended for GSA members at all career levels.

Presented by:

  • Kalisha Bonds Johnson, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University, ESPO Vice Chair-Elect
  • Marilyn Gugliucci, PhD, FAGHE, FGSA, Professor and Director, Geriatrics Research, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2012 Recipient of the AGHE Hiram J. Friedsam Mentorship Award
  • Darina Petrovsky, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, ESPO Chair
  • Roland Thorpe, PhD, FGSA, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2020 Recipient of the GSA Minority Issues in Gerontology Advisory Panel Mentorship Award

This program is co-sponsored by the GSA Mentoring Consultancies Workgroup and ESPO.


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