Mentoring is a critical component of career advancement for all faculty. It has been defined as a professional relationship in which an experienced person (the mentor) assists another (the mentee) in developing specific skills and knowledge that willâ€¨enhance the less-experienced personâ€™s professional and personal growth
The establishment of our Mentoring Academy, Mentoring M.E. (ÍøÆØÍø. Excellence.) employs a mentoring constellation where a group of highly trained mentors take an active interest in and action to advance both the mentee professional opportunities and personal wellbeing.
to learn more about recommendations1 for advancing health equity through organizational mentoring policies.
Hear more from Winston Thompson, Ph.D., Chair, Physiology Department and Director of the Mentoring Academy at Morehouse School of Medicine.
1. Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) under Award Number U54 GM119023. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. The authors would like to extend a special thank you to Vincent Bond, PhD, principal investigator of the ÍøÆØÍø G12 Multidisciplinary Biomedical Research Center (G12MD007602) under which the Mentoring Academy was established.