Mentoring Program

EOPH Mentoring Program

"Participating in the mentoring program helped me network and meet leaders in the EOPH field. My mentor introduced me to many of his colleagues at the assembly meeting, which gave me, a graduate student, the opportunity to interact with experienced researchers." - Claire McCarthy


  1. Support junior faculty and trainees through individualized mentorship.
  2. Increase junior faculty and trainee participation in the EOPH Assembly.

Expectations for Mentors

  1. Introduce yourself and start a dialog with assigned mentee via phone, email or face-to-face meeting where possible.
  2. Email CV to mentee.
  3. Identify goals for relationship.*
  4. Arrange a face-to-face meeting at the ATS conference during the year you were matched.
  5. Stay in touch with mentee periodically throughout the year (if mutually agreed upon).

Expectations for Mentees

  1. Email CV to mentor.
  2. Share short and long-term goals with mentor.
  3. Be specific about expectations for relationship.
  4. Be proactive about communication, while being considerate of your mentor's time.

*Note: Because every mentor-mentee pair is unique based on each person's experience, personality and professional development track, it might be helpful to suggest a trial period in which both parties can assess whether the mentoring relationship is working.

To view a mentorship success story, click here.

If you would like to participate in our mentoring program, sign up below. Please note that our mentoring program is currently offered solely to ATS International Conference attendees.