The Chair or Division Chief can help you to find mentors within your Department, the School, and the University. You may wish to select mentors for both your career development and advancement, as well as for your specific academic roles. Some faculty have identified a mentor by attending the annual Speed Mentoring event and OFA can also assist you.
- One Year Time Plan (blank template)
- One Year Time Plan (sample)
- Mentoring Questionnaire for Mentor and Mentee
Benefits of Mentorship for Mentors
Benefits of Mentorship for Mentee
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This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in; increasing their salary, improving their CV or meeting face-to-face with mentors and senior faculty to discuss career advancement!
To determine strategies for working within your mentoring relationships, the sources below provide a number of specific strategies and tools for working with mentors and mentees:
- From the Medical School of Virginia Commonwealth University, this Faculty Mentoring Guide is not only used throughout the VCU School of Medicine, but also throughout the United States and Canada.
- The mentoring website sponsored by the Institute for Clinical Research Education at the University of Pittsburgh provides a knowledge base and resources for mentees and mentors at every stage.
- The American Psychological Association's Centering on Mentoring website provides numerous resources for mentoring: American Psychological Association - Responsible Mentoring.
- MentorNet is a non-profit organization whose mission is "to further the progress of women and others underrepresented in scientific and technical fields through the use of a dynamic, technology-supported mentoring network" and "to advance individuals and society, and enhance engineering and related sciences, by promoting a diversified, expanded and talented global workforce."
- The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) offers three "compact" documents that address mentoring and teaching relationships. Each provides definition for the role of mentor and mentee.