Mentoring

The guiding vision of our Mentoring Subcommittee is to further the Department of Medicine’s mission to create, sustain, and enhance an academic environment that fosters excellent mentoring for all faculty. Recognizing the importance of mentoring in helping faculty reach their career goals and attain career satisfaction, we aim to provide resources that will result in more productive and rewarding mentoring relationships. 

The program has the following goals:
  • To facilitate the development of a mentoring relationship for early career faculty
  • To prepare faculty mentors for the mentorship role
  • To develop web-based resources for mentors and mentees
  • To recognize and reward mentoring

Questions? Contact us.

Watch the latest Mentoring Minute video

Mentoring Tools and Events

Mentee Resources

 

PATHS

PATHS will help guide you through additional learning opportunities to aid in your career progression. These guidelines detail suggested targeted accomplishments towards promotion with a specific time frame. Each PATH is divided by career year(s) into best practices and academic mission areas.

Mentee Articles

Mentoring the Mentors: Aligning Mentor and Mentee Expectations

The ABCs of Being a Mentor

Beyond Burnout - Redesigning Care to Restore Meaning and Sanity for Physicians

To Care Is Human - Collectively Confronting the Clinician-Burnout Crisis

Mentor Resources

PATHS

PATHS can aid in your discussion with mentees as they detail suggested targeted accomplishments towards promotion with a specific time frame. Each PATH is divided by career year(s) into best practices and academic mission areas.

Mentoring Articles

Nature Collection of Mentoring

Mentoring: Seven Roles and Some Specifics

The ABCs of Being a Mentor

12 Tips for Mentoring

How Men Can Excel as Mentors for Women

Beyond Burnout - Redesigning Care to Restore Meaning and Sanity for Physicians

To Care Is Human - Collectively Confronting the Clinician-Burnout Crisis

Mentoring Award Winners

Silver Pear Mentoring - Clinician

  • 2018 winner-  Danielle Jones, MD (General Medicine and Geriatrics)
  • 2017 winner - Joanna Bonsall, MD (Hospital Medicine)
  • 2016 winner - Robin E. Rutherford, MD (Digestive Diseases)
  • 2015 winner - S. Tanveer Rab, MD (Cardiology)
  • 2014 winner - Jason Stein, MD (Hospital Medicine)

Silver Pear Mentoring - Researcher 

  • 2018 winner-  Jeff Sands, MD (Renal Medicine)
  • 2017 winner - Colleen Kraft, MD (Infectious Diseases)
  • 2016 winner - Mark Mulligan, MD (Infectious Diseases)
  • 2015 winner - Mike Hart, MD (Pulomonolgy)
  • 2014 winner - Igho Ofotokun, MD (Infectious Diseases)

Mentoring Directors by Division

Mentoring Minute Videos

Mentoring Minute: Stress Reduction

Mentoring Minute: Stress Reduction

Jason Schneider, MD, associate professor of medicine in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, addresses physician burnout, work-life balance, and initial questions to ask yourself as you start to think about improving resiliency.

Mentoring Minute: The Five Types of Mentors You Need to Succeed 

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Danielle Jones, MD, associate professor of medicine from the division of General Medicine and Geriatrics and the recipient of the 2018 Shanthi V. Sitaraman Silver Pear Mentoring Award, discusses the importance of mentorship and the five types of mentors who are key to career advancement.