Mentorship in Academic Medicine

Mentorship in Academic Medicine

By: Sharon Straus (editor), David Sackett (editor)Paperback

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Mentorship in Academic Medicine is an evidence-based guide for establishing and maintaining successful mentoring relationships for both mentors and mentees. Drawing upon the existing evidence-base on academic mentoring in medicine and the health sciences, it applies a case-stimulus learning approach to the common challenges and opportunities in mentorship in academic medicine. Each chapter begins with cases that take the reader into the evidence around specific issues in mentorship and provides actionable messages and recommendations for both correcting and preventing the problems presented in the cases. Accompanying the text is an interactive, online learning resource on mentorship. This e-tool provides updated resources for mentors and mentees, including video clips and podcasts with effective mentors who share their mentorship tips and strategies for effective mentorship. It also provides updated departmental and institutional strategies for establishing, running, and evaluating effective mentoring programs. Mentorship in Academic Medicine provides useful strategies and tactics for overcoming the common problems and flaws in mentoring programs and fostering productive and successful mentoring relationships and is a valuable guide for both mentors and mentees.

About Author

Sharon Straus, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael s Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada David Sackett, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


Acknowledgements vii Introduction ix Chapter 1: What is the evidence for mentorship? 1 Chapter 2: What are the characteristics and behaviors of effective mentors and mentees? 11 Chapter 3: How can you initiate mentorship? 25 Chapter 4.1: Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics 35 Part 1: Mentorship meetings, priority setting, and time-management 35 Chapter 4.2: Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics 50 Part 2: Protecting mentees from dys-opportunities 50 Chapter 4.3: Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics 72 Part 3: Mentoring for knowledge generation 72 Chapter 4.4: Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics 87 Part 4: Mentoring for knowledge dissemination 87 Chapter 4.5: Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics 99 Part 5: Mentoring for promotion, protection, and job prospects 99 Chapter 5: How can you assess, diagnose, and treat mentorship that is in trouble? 110 Chapter 6: How can you initiate and maintain a mentorship progam? 119 Chapter 7: How can you evaluate the impact of a mentorship program? 133 Chapter 8: How can you scale up and sustain a mentorship program? 148 Index 153

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118446027
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 170
  • ID: 9781118446027
  • weight: 200
  • ISBN10: 111844602X

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