Publications | Ruth Gotian



Dr. Ruth Gotian routinely publishes in media journals just as Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Scientific American, and in academic journals such as Academic Medicine, Nature, Journal of Clinical Investigation, and British Journal of Anesthesia.

Do What You Love: But First Find Out What That Is - Forbes, June 2020


How To Fight Imposter Syndrome In The Time of Coronavirus - Harvard Business Review Ascend, June 2020


Beat The Working-From-Home Blues - Nature Index, June 2020


Olympian Kemoy Campbell Teaches Us How to Have A Goal-Setting Mindset - Forbes, May 2020

7 Astronauts Offer Tips On How To Thrive While Social Distancing - Forbes, May 2020

Never Has There Been A More Critical Time To Show Empathy At Work - Forbes, May 2020

5 Steps To Help You Effectively Mentor During A Pandemic - Forbes, May 2020

6  Steps To Help Extroverts Endure Social Distancing - Forbes, May 2020

Mentoring While Social Distancing - Closler, April 2020

Mentoring During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Nature, April 2020

How Perceptions of a Successful Physician-Scientist Varies with Gender and Career Stage: Toward Defining Physician-Scientist’s Success BMC Medical Education, February 2020

Why I Stand. Academic Medicine, February 2020

Five ‘Power Skills’ for Becoming a Team Leader. Nature, January 2020     

Mentoring Women in Anesthesiology. How A Mentoring Circle Supports Female Anesthesiologists At Every Career Stage. British Journal of Anesthesia, January 2020

Using Admissions Statistics to Encourage Diverse Applicants to MD-PhD Programs, Journal of Clinical Investigation, December 2019

Put Participants First in Conference Design. Nature, September 2019                

Breast Imaging Fellowship Match: Program Director’s Perspective in Year Two, Journal of Breast Imaging, September 2019

Networking for Introverted Scientists Nature, April 2019   

What Happens When Female Physicians Gather? Scientific American, April 2019

Why You Need A Support Team, Nature, March 2019

Three Steps to Landing an Undergraduate Research Internship, Nature, December 2018

Lame Advice for Female Professionals. Scientific American July 2018

From the Eyes of a Recruiter. Inside Higher Ed, January 2018                    

Presenting at Your Own Institution. Inside Higher Ed, October, 2017

Optimizing Success of Physician-Scientists ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, February 2017

Gateways to the Laboratory: How a MD-PhD Program increased the number of minority physician-scientists. Academic Medicine, May 2017

Mentoring the Mentors: Just Because You Have the Title Doesn’t Mean You Know What You Are Doing. College Student Journal, March 2016

MD-PhD, Is it Right for Me? The Advisor: The Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions. September 2012



Dr. Ruth Gotian is frequently interviewed on podcasts. Below are some of her recent interviews.

Mentoring Physician-Scientists - Behind the Microscope


Mentoring Women - Wonder Women in Business 


Mentoring during a pandemic -  The Educator’s Podcast 


Microaggressions - The Educator’s Podcast


Mentoring - Growth Edge Leadership Podcast 


Mentoring - Business RadioX, Learning Insights 


Mentoring the Mentors - The Educator’s Podcast 


MD-PhD Admissions and Gateways to the Laboratory Program, Tri-I Pod 



Below are articles where Dr. Ruth Gotian’s and her work were featured:


A message for mentors from dissatisfied graduate students, Nature, November 2019

PhDs: the tortuous truth - Nature, November 2019

The Science of Effective Mentoring in STEMM, The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, 2019

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