Louise Jones, PhD, MEd – Director of Research & Scholarly Activity We have discussed the responsibilities of a mentor, so now let’s explore the mentee duties! Summary of Mentee Responsibilities “Appreciative Inquiry is the cooperative search for the best in people, their organizations, and the world around them . . . AI involves the art […]Read More »
What are Mentee Responsibilities?
Responsibility of Mentors and Getting Started!
Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity How do you prepare for mentoring? The biggest factor with mentoring is that it takes time and mental effort. You shouldn’t commit to mentoring if you just don’t have the time or brain space to invest in the relationship. What some find more manageable, is […]Read More »
WHY ARE MENTORING RELATIONSHIPS SO IMPORTANT?
Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity A formal mentoring relationship provides support for the resident during an intense period of their training and it also provides a legacy moment for the mentor. Mentors take stock of how far they personally have traveled and can use the opportunity to pay it forward. […]Read More »
Explaining the Different Types of Mentors
Louise Jones, PhD, MEd, Director of Research & Scholarly Activity General Faculty Mentors Each resident is assigned a specific faculty-mentor who acts as their program guide, career advisor, and support source. Typically, residents get together with their mentors monthly or quarterly, with more sessions set up as needed. There may be an element of “assessor” […]Read More »
Clinical Faculty and the Many Hats They Wear
Louise Jones, PhD, MEd Director of Research & Scholarly Activity Mentoring Mentoring, according to Lois Zachary, author of the 2021 edition of The Mentor’s Guide, is primarily about relational engagement between mentor and mentee. Zachary quotes the old African proverb as a means of describing the essence of mentoring: “If you want to travel fast, […]Read More »