Dr. Paola Marcato is the inaugural recipient of The 2021 Faculty of Medicine Award for Excellence in Research Mentorship of Trainees. Dr. Marcato is the Post Graduate Coordinator for the Department of Pathology. She is a very passionate advocate for graduate students and a very caring and supportive mentor as described by her trainees. She is an excellent role model creating a culture of mentorship. Thank you very much Paola for your relentless support of the trainees and for the time and effort you put in mentoring them.