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Carol Bates, MD

2014 Meetings:

Thursday, January 23, 2014- 4 to 5:30pm- Location TMEC 446- RSVP
Thursday, February 27, 2014- 4 to 5:30pm- Location TMEC 446- RSVP
Thursday, March 27, 2014- 4 to 5:30pm- Location TMEC 446- RSVP
Thursday, May 22, 2014- 4 to 5:30pm- Location TMEC 446 RSVP
Thursday, June 26, 2014- 4 to 5:30pm- Location TMEC 446- RSVP (CANCELLED)

Kriti Bhatia, MD
Michael Cahalane, MD
Martha Cesena, MD
Zeina Chemali, MD
Robert Cohen, MD
S Jean Emans, MD
Lisa Frontado, MEd MS
Lisa Hirschhorn, MD
Lisa Lehmann, MD
Melissa Mattison, MD
Colleen Monaghan, MD
Kevin O'Connor, MD
Kerri Palamara, MD
Fidencio Saldana, MD


The Mentoring Interest Group first met on November 3, 2011. We have discussed potential programming to help faculty improve their skills in mentoring students, trainees, and other faculty, clarifying the importance of mentoring in the HMS promotion process, and linking helpful mentors to mentees. 

Given the data from the academy membership survey, it became clear that academy members feel that they themselves need mentoring, and we are focusing our work on a group mentoring programs to serve the needs of Academy members.  From a subsequent survey, we have identified the key needs of: 1. Mentoring for career development in medical education; 2. Mentoring in writing and publication, and 3. Mentoring in medical education research.

We are working on pilot programs for 2013-2014 that we hope will launch a few group mentoring clusters focused on career development, and separate clusters focused on writing and publication, the latter being developed in collaboration with the Writing for Scholarship Interest Group.

We are challenged by the upcoming retirement of co-chair Jonathan Borus (and are in the process of identifying a new co-chair) and by a small group of active interest group members (total of 8 regular attendees including two co-chairs). We would welcome new members interested in the mentoring process.

2013 Meetings Agendas:

2/28/2013 Meeting:
Agenda 2/28/2013

2012-2011 Meetings Minutes and Agendas

11/31/2011 Meeting:
Minutes 11/31/2011

1/5/2012 Meeting:
Minutes 1/5/2012

10/18/2012 Meeting:
Agenda 10/18/2012



How to be a Good Mentor - Jonathan Borus, MD
Training Supervision as a Separate Faculty Role - Jonathan Borus, MD & James E. Groves, MD
Academic Women Faculty: Are They Finding the Mentoring They Need?
2009 Survey of Women Faculty

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