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PEDS Mentoring Progam

"The ability to learn about the aspirations, interests and goals of graduating fellows and the opportunity to support them is very rewarding to me as a mentor. " - Ameet Daftary, MD

PEDS Mentoring Program Goals

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

Expectations for Mentors

  1. Introduce yourself and start a dialog with the assigned mentee by virtual or digital means. The key role of the mentor is to offer guidance on the mentee’s professional development.  In addition, the mentor may aid in exploring available research and career opportunities. 
  2. Advise on the mentee's short- and long-term goals and assist in strategizing to achieve these goals.
  3. Arrange for digital/virtual meeting at a time that works for both

Expectations for Mentees

  1. Introduce yourself and start a dialog with your assigned mentor by virtual or digital means.
  2. Identify specific career or research needs and goals to discuss at your first meeting
  3. Arrange for a digital/virtual meeting at a time that works for both. Be proactive about communication, while being considerate of your mentor's time.

If you would like to participate in our mentoring program, sign up below.