How to be an Effective Mentee

Track: Career Development

Session Number: 1006
Date: Fri, Apr 21st, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Description:

This session will build on the extensive experience at the University of Wisconsin designing and implementing novel approaches to building skills of mentors and mentees. In particular, it will demonstrate a portion of the curriculum designed for K Scholars. An interactive format will highlight the importance of and approaches to effective communications and aligning expectations within mentoring relationships. The activities will emphasize how trainees can both take responsibility for and become skilled at guiding these relationships rather than waiting for mentors to take the lead.
Session Type: Panel Discussion

Discipline: None
Session Description: This session will build on the extensive experience at the University of Wisconsin designing and implementing novel approaches to building skills of mentors and mentees. In particular, it will demonstrate a portion of the curriculum designed for K Scholars. An interactive format will highlight the importance of and approaches to effective communications and aligning expectations within mentoring relationships. The activities will emphasize how trainees can both take responsibility for and become skilled at guiding these relationships rather than waiting for mentors to take the lead.
Session Type: Panel Discussion

Discipline: None
Session Description: This session will build on the extensive experience at the University of Wisconsin designing and implementing novel approaches to building skills of mentors and mentees. In particular, it will demonstrate a portion of the curriculum designed for K Scholars. An interactive format will highlight the importance of and approaches to effective communications and aligning expectations within mentoring relationships. The activities will emphasize how trainees can both take responsibility for and become skilled at guiding these relationships rather than waiting for mentors to take the lead.

Speakers

Moderator/Chair
William Lowe, MD
Northwestern University
Speaker 1
Emma Meagher, MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Speaker 2
Christine Sorkness, PharmD
Senior Associate Executive Director
University of Wisconsin