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Mentoring Resources


- Tools and Resources
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Programs/Seminars
- Links to other institutions with helpful Mentoring websites
- Suggested Readings on:
         • General Mentoring
         • Difficult Conversations
         • Effective Feedback
         • Mentoring Across Differences



Tools and Resources

Authorship Guidelines handout

Constellation of Support worksheet.
A "snapshot" of your network, the people you reach out to for support and guidance on your professional development and growth.

Mentoring Goals and Action Plan worksheet.
An opportunity to share how both the mentor and mentee intend to go forward with their mentoring relationship.

Mentoring Best Practices card

"Mentoring Skills for Success: Building your Toolbox" booklet

"Your Mentoring Relationship: How to Make the Most of Your Time Together" handout

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

- How does mentoring count in the promotion process at HMS?
   How do I include mentoring on my CV?
   Click here to view a slide presentation from Dr. Maureen Connelly, Dean
   for Faculty Affairs.

 

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Programs/Seminars offered through CFD and its offices

MGH Faculty Mentoring Program
In conjunction with the Hospital Medicine Unit
Dates: November 2015-June 2016

Enhancing Mentoring Relationships through a Mutual Understanding of Unconscious Bias: A Faculty Development Course for Mentors
Faculty Development Seminar: Career Development Series
Date: November 20, 2015
Facilitated by faculty across HMS-affiliated institutions.
Click here for program agenda

Mentoring: Develop Yourself as a Mentor
New Investigator Advancement Initiative
Date: November 12, 2013
Presenters:Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine; Director, Office for
Research Career Development and Maurizio Fava, MD Slater Family Professor of Psychiatry; Executive Vice Chair for the Department of Psychiatry
Click here to view Dr. Brown's presentation slides

Strategies to Strengthen Your Mentoring Relationship: A Faculty Development Course for Mentors
Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series
Date: November 22, 2013
Facilitated by faculty across HMS-affiliated institutions.
Click here for program agenda

Mentoring: Responsibilities of Mentors & Mentees
Responsible Conduct of Research Series
Date: February 3, 2016
Facilitator: Stephanie Seminara, MD, Professor of Medicine, HMS
Date: May 21, 2015
Facilitator: Jennifer Temel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine; Clinical Director, Thoracic Oncology, MGH Cancer Center and Director, Cancer Outcomes Research, MGH Cancer Center
Click here to view a copy of the presentation slides
Date: January 23, 2014
Facilitator: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director, Office for Research Career Development
Click here to view a copy of the presentation slides
Date: April 3, 2013
Facilitator: Rochelle Walensky, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Click here to view a copy of the presentation slides

Mentoring -- For Yourself and Your Mentees
New Investigator Advancement Initiative
Date: January 24, 2013
Speakers: Sylvie Breton, PhD, Professor of Medicine, ECOR elected Faculty Representative; and Khalid Shah, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology, winner: 2012 HMS Young Mentor Award

Building a Culture of Mentors: A Faculty Development Course for Mentors
Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series
Date: November 16, 2012
Facilitated by faculty across HMS-affiliated institutions.
Click here for program agenda

MGH Faculty Mentoring Program
In conjunction with the community of Claflin Distinguished Award Winners
Dates: February-October 2012

Strategies That Work for Successful Mentoring: A Faculty Development Course for Mentors
Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series
Date: November 11, 2011
Facilitated by faculty across HMS-affiliated institutions.
Click here for program agenda

MGH Faculty Mentoring Program
In conjunction with the Multicultural Affairs Office and Department of Pediatrics
Dates: October 2010-May 2011

MGH Faculty Mentoring Pilot Program
in conjunction with the Departments of Anesthesia & Critical Care and Radiation Oncology
Dates: January-October 2009

Beyond Mentoring: Building a Developmental Network
Faculty Development Month-Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, Faculty Development Lectureship Series-
Speaker: Professor David A. Thomas, H. Naylor Fitzburgh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Head of Organizational Behavior Unit at Harvard Business School.
Date: May 6, 2009
Click here to view copy of presentation

 

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Resources at other Institutions

- Boston Children's Hospital Community of Mentors

- BWH Center for Faculty Development & Diversity Mentoring Toolkit

- HMS/HSDM Mentoring Resources for Faculty, Students and Staff

- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

- UCSF Faculty Mentoring Program Faculty Mentoring Toolkit

 

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Suggested Readings

General Mentoring


Dean DJ. Getting the Most out of Your Mentoring Relationships: A Handbook for Women in STEM (Mentoring in Academia and Industry, Vol 3). Springer; 2009.

Detsky AS, Baerlocher MO. Academic Mentoring--How to Give It and How to Get It. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 2007;297(19):2134-6.

Ensher EA. Power Mentoring: How Successful Mentors and Proteges Get the Most of Their Relationships. Jossey-Bass: 2005 Sep.

Holiday EB, Jagsi R, Thomas CR, et al. Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Results from the Radiation Oncology Academic Development and Mentorship Assessment Project (ROADMAP). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Jan 1;88(1):18-24.

Iversen AC, Eady NA, Wessely SC. The Role of Mentoring in Aacdemic Career Progression: a cross-sectional survey of the Academy of Medical Sciences Mentoring Scheme. J R Soc Med 2014 Apr;107(8):308-317.

Johnson WB, Ridley CR. The Elements of Mentoring, Revised Edition. MacMillan: 2008 Nov.

Mileder LP, Schmidt A, Dimai HP. Clinicians Should Be Aware of Their Responsibilities as Role Models: A Case Report on the Impact of Poor Role Modeling. Med Educ Online 2014 Feb 4;19:23479.

Morrison LJ, Lorens E, Bandiers G, et al. Impact of a formal mentoring program on academic promotion of Department of Medicine faculty: a comparative study. Med Teach 2014 Jul;36(7):608-14.

Sambunjak D, Straus SE, Marusic A. Mentoring in Academic Medicine: A Systematic Review. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 2006;296(9):1103-15.

Schoenfeld AC, Magnan R. Mentor in a Manual: Climbing the Academic Ladder to Tenure. 3rd edition. Atwood Publishing: 2004 Aug.

Toth E. Ms. Mentor's Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia. University of Pennsylvania Press: 1997 May.

Vaughn V. Mentee Missteps - Tales From the Academic Trenches. JAMA 2017;317(5):475-6.

Voytko ML, Lakoski JM. GWIMS Mentoring Women Toolkit for Mentees: Mentoring for Your Academic Career Success. AMMC GWIMNS Webpage: 2015.

Zachary LJ. The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships. Jossey-Bass: 2011 Oct.

 

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Difficult Conversations


Buckingham M, Coffman C. First, Break All the Rules: What The World's Greatest Managers Do Differently. Simon & Schuster: 1999 May.

McLain Smith D. Divide or Conquer: How Great Teams Turn Conflict Into Strength. Penguin: 2008.

Schacter DL. The Seven Sins of Memory (How the Mind Forgets and Remembers). Mariner Books: 2002 May.

Stone D, Patton B, Heen S. Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most. Penguin Books: 1999.

 

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Effective Feedback


Archer, JC. State of the Science in Health Professional Education: Effective Feedback. Medical Education 2010; 44 (1): 101-08.

Bienstock JL, Katz NT, Cox SM, et al.. To the point: medical education reviews—providing feedback. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Jun 2007; 196 (6): 508-13.

Bing-You RG, Trowbridge RL. Why Medical Educators May Be Failing at Feedback. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 2009;302(12):1330-331.

Cantillon P, Sargeant J. Giving feedback in clinical settings. BMJ 2008; 337: a1961. Ende J. Feedback in Clinical Medical Education. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 1983;250(6):777-781.

Gigante J, Dell M, Sharkey A. Getting Beyond ‘Good Job’: How to Give Effective Feedback. Pediatrics Official Journal of The American Academy of Pediatrics 2011;127(2):205-7.

Rudolph JW, Simon R, Rivard P, et al. Debriefing with Good Judgment: Combining Rigorous Feedback with Genuine Inquiry. Anesthesiology Clinics 2007;25(2):361-76.

 

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Mentoring Across Differences


Bailyn L. Comment on “Gender Differences in Research Grant Applications and Funding Outcomes for Medical School Faculty”. Journal of Women’s Health 2008;17(2):303-04.

DeCastro R, Griffith KA, Ubel PA, et al. Mentoring and the Career Satisfaction of Male and Female Academic Medical Faculty. Acad Med 2014 Feb;89(2):301-11.

Bickel J. How Men Can Excel As Mentors of Women. Acad Med 2014 Aug;89(8):1100-2.

Bickel J, Brown AJ. Generation X: Implications for Faculty Recruitment and Development in Academic Health Careers. Academic Medicine 2005;80(3):205-10.

Mayer AP, Files JA, Ko MG, Blair JE. Academic Advancement of Women in Medicine: Do Socialized Gender Differences Have a Role in Mentoring? Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2008;83(2):204-7.

Thomas, DA. The Truth About Mentoring Minorities: Race Matters. Harvard Business Review April 2001;79(4):98-112.

Waisbren SE, Bowles H, Hasan T, et al. Gender Differences in Research Grant Applications and Funding Outcomes for Medical School Faculty. Journal of Women’s Health 2008;17(2):207-14.

 

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