Healthcare Leadership Essentials - Mentorship in Healthcare
Mentorship is a fundamental aspect of healthcare and has consistently been demonstrated to contribute to career selection, success and satisfaction. It is particularly important early in one’s career to seek and establish good mentorship. Dr. Mikhael will review the importance of mentorship and suggest a framework by which mentors may be selected and how the mentor-mentee relationship can be solidified and mutually beneficial. A practical approach to the relationship will be discussed, including a review of key pitfalls and challenges to overcome. This activity will be of value to both mentors and mentees and provide specific guidance to both groups.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Provide an overview of mentorship and its role in career development
- Outline a practical approach to optimizing the mentorship relationship
- Highlight important pitfalls and challenges in mentorship