Office of Faculty Affairs

  • Benefits of a Mentoring Relationship

    The new faculty (mentee) benefits through:

    • A senior faculty member who can serve as a role model
    • An experienced listener who can respond to problems or concerns
    • An advisor who can offer useful guidance on professional goals and career direction

    The mentor benefits through:

    • Sharing expertise and wisdom on personal and professional experiences
    • The satisfaction of recognizing new faculty potential and observing growth and achievement
    • Contact with new faculty and their issues
    • Increased career satisfaction
    • The growth and goodwill mentors will experience by assisting in the development of fellow faculty

    The Carver College of Medicine benefits through:

    • Early determination of the appropriateness of new faculty fit, knowledge, skills and chosen career path
    • Increased faculty interaction and networking
    • The development of a greater awareness within the faculty of the positive growth opportunities
    • The cost-benefit realized through the successful retention of productive faculty
    • The building and transmittal of the Carver College of Medicine culture