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Mentoring Task Force



2024 applications are closed

2025 Program will open mid-November 2024


The mission of the Mentoring task force is to facilitate the development of mentoring relationships among rehabilitation professionals at varying stages in their career development through research, educational, and clinical collaborative opportunities.

2023 Accomplishments

  • 2023 cohort: 40 participants (31 mentoring pairs from 4 countries)
  • Research Mentoring Program
  • Leadership Mentoring Program
    • Two-part virtual orientation
    • Four webinars were held
      • Team Science
      • Navigating Career Transitions
      • Negotiation
      • Project Management
    • Two Journal Clubs were held
    • Graduation Reception (October 30th at 9:00 PM



  • Elected chair-elect, Tolu Oyesanya, PhD. Congratulations Tolu!
  • Early Career Development Course 2018: Mentoring Lunch
  • Quarterly e-Newsletter: Ask the Mentor Column
  • Requesting questions from mentees/Early Career individuals
  • Task force recruits 1-2 ACRM members per e-Newsletter to answer the question
  • Initializing the ACRM Mentoring Program with a pilot program with the Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group
  • Matched 3 mentors/mentees
  • In 2019:
    • Expand the program to additional group(s)
    • Continue to receive feedback and modify the program as necessary

If you are interested in participating please contact Tolu Oyesanya.


If you are interested in participating please contact Stephanie L Silveira and Cynthia Li 



Thank you for being a part of the CDNG Mentoring Task Force! We love that the ACRM attracts the most passionate interdisciplinary mix of rehabilitation pros from around the world. What an honor to collaborate with such driven individuals. We hope to meet with you at our upcoming networking group meeting to discuss current projects and opportunities for contribution and collaboration.

ACRM CDNG Mentoring Task Force Meeting

Join us this month to discuss the 2024 ACRM Annual Conference, Task Force updates, and new projects. We welcome your participation.

Save the date! This group meets the first Thursday of each month.


DATE: Fourth Thursday of the Month
TIME: 5:00 PM Eastern

Meeting ID: 825 6635 0217
Passcode: 826271

We hope to see you there!



Stephanie L. Silveira, PhD

Stephanie L. Silveira, PhD


Assistant Professor
University of North Texas

Chih-Ying Cyntha Li PhD

Chih-Ying Cyntha Li PhD


Associate Professor
University of Texas Medical Branch



2018–2023: Tolu Oyesanya, PhD, RN

2018–2019:  Megan Mitchell, PhD

2017–2018:  Brooks C. Wingo, PhD