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Mentoring Tips

Mentoring Tips from

Take Charge of Your Career! Mentoring and Other Tools for your Professional Development Toolbox,

A Presentation Given by Luanne Thorndyke, MD at AMWA’s 97th Annual Meeting

To Assure Your Success, You Must Ensure That You Have Accessed Your Resources

  • What support and resources has the organization made available to you to succeed?
  • Is access to mentors to provide expertise and guidance available to you?
  • Do you receive regular evaluation and feedback on your performance and progress?
  • Do you take advantage of what your organization or professional society offers?


Navigate and Manage the Mentoring Relationship

  • Ask for help with specific requests
  • Establish expectations for both mentor & mentee
  • Schedule and keep appointments to meet
  • Prepare for meetings with your mentor
  • Listen to advice and feedback


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