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Mentoring Resource Library

Mentors play an important role in the development of their mentees and the greater internal medicine community. Access videos, checklists, tools, and resources developed to support mentees and mentors as they embark on mentoring relationships.

Mentees drive the mentoring relationship. These resources are designed to help you find potential mentors, cultivate a relationship with your mentor, and make the most of your mentoring relationships.

Mentee Self-Assessment
This brief self-assessment is designed to help you determine if you might benefit from a mentoring relationship and to help you identify potential mentors. 

5 Steps to Establishing and Sustaining a Mentoring Relationship
Finding and cultivating a relationship with a new mentor can feel overwhelming. In addition, this five-step checklist guides you through the search for a mentor and taking the first steps toward building a successful mentoring relationship.

Mentorship Agreement
A mentoring agreement serves as the foundation for the mentoring relationship by establishing expectations and positioning the mentee and mentor for success. 

Mentoring Action Plan
A Mentoring Action Plan helps mentees and mentors create a framework for their mentoring relationship. Together the mentor and mentees identify a goal and develop strategic action steps to help the mentee achieve their goal. 

Managing Up: The Key to Making the Most of your Mentoring Relationships
The support and guidance of a trusted mentor can help support your professional development at all stages of your career. In this webinar, Luanne E. Thorndyke, MD, FACP, explores how managing up can help you maximize your mentoring relationships, shares tips for seeking the support of a mentor, and discusses how to build a successful relationship that works for both you and your mentor. 

The Three Areas of Mentoring Activity
Mentoring encompasses three areas of activity: coaching, counseling, and sponsorship. Learn about the differences of each of these areas and how each supports your professional development.

Parting Ways with a Mentor
Not every mentoring relationship will be a fit. If the mentoring relationship is unproductive and you feel you could benefit from a different mentor, learn how to respectfully and professionally part ways with a mentor.

Mentors play an integral role in the professional development of their mentees. These tools, tips, and resources are designed to support your relationship with mentees.

Mentor Self-Assessment
This brief self-assessment is designed to help you determine if you are a fit for a perspective mentee.

Mentoring Action Plan
A Mentoring Action Plan helps mentees and mentors create a framework for their mentoring relationship. Together the mentor and mentees identify a goal and develop strategic action steps to help the mentee achieve their goal. 

Mentorship Agreement
A mentoring agreement serves as the foundation for the mentoring relationship by establishing expectations and positioning the Mentee and Mentor for success.