What is Mentorship?
Mentorship is a connection between two or more people who focus on career growth and development for a determined amout of time. A mentor is expected to share their time and knowledge, offer valuable ideas and advice based on their real-world experiences, listen carefully and ask open-ended questions.
Who are the Mentors?
All clinical and research faculty, regardless of academic rank, are encouraged to to become mentors. Ideal faculty mentors are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience with other faculty. Volunteering as a mentor is a great way to improve your career satisfaction.
Who are the Mentees?
All clinical and research faculty, regardless of academic rank, are encouraged to to become mentees. Mentees may need advice or guidance in research, promotion planning, work-life balance, or other skills. Ideal mentees are passionate about growing professionally, learning new skills, navigating their career path, and expanding their professional networks to give them greater career satisfaction.