WISH 2013 is pleased to offer a mentoring program for students and junior researchers joining the fields of HCI, health, and biomedical informatics. We are pleased to offer travel support for mentees accepted into the program and will match them up with members of the steering committee for one-on-one mentoring meetings during the workshop.

We will accept a total of eight students/junior researchers this year. The mentees’ workshop registration fee will be waived. In addition, each mentee will receive up to $600 travel support and $400 for hotel accommodation.

Interested students or junior researchers should submit a single PDF document to WISH 2013 Organizers. Please specify “WISH 2013 Mentoring Program” and  your name in the subject line.

Your submission should include the following items:

1. A paragraph on why you would like to attend WISH 2013 and what you hope to gain by participating in the mentoring program;
2. Current CV;
3. Three steering committee members that you would be interested in meeting;
4. Letter of Support from your advisor (if your advisor would prefer to send us some private comments, they may email directly to the

If you have any questions or need further information, please email us.

Important Dates
Submissions due: September 15, 2013
Notification of acceptance: October 1, 2013

Congratulations to the following mentees who have been accepted to WISH 2013 Mentorship Program funded by the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ). :

  • Ravi V. Atreya
  • Eun Kyoung Choe
  • Katherine Kim
  • Zach Landis-Lewis
  • Thai Le
  • Olugbenga Ogunyanwo
  • Sunyoung Park
  • Danny Wu