This volume goes beyond examining traditional mentoring agendas by comprehensively addressing contemporary issues relating to mentoring. This unique reference covers ethical and legal matters, issues pertaining to diversity, aligning learning and teaching styles between mentee and mentor, and cross-cultural mentoring.
Chapters provide an integration of current mentoring literature across diverse settings, and conclude with detailed case studies of successful mentoring relationships. The book considers the theoretical underpinnings of mentoring and covers the mentoring relationship with faculty, students, and professionals in the early stages of growth. It also contains insight on how to develop and evaluate a mentoring program. Mentoring Health Science Professionals ultimately provides an invaluable blueprint for successful mentoring that considers the process, content, goals, and outcomes of modern-day mentoring in the health sciences.
Offers guidance for aligning mentor and mentee teaching and learning styles
Discusses evaluation of and stages of growth within the mentoring relationship
Examines ethical and legal issues in mentoring, such as diversity, discrimination, sexual harassment, control of the research process, evaluations, and more
Highlights case studies of successful mentoring relationships
Promotes the development of an organizational culture of mentorship