Mentoring Literature


Readings on Mentoring


Rabatin JS, Lipkin M Jr, Rubin AS, Schachter A, Nathan M, Kalet A., A Year of Mentoring in Academic Medicine: Case Report and Qualitative Analysis of Fifteen Hours of Meetings Between a Junior and Senior Faculty Member. J Gen Intern Med. 2004 May;19 (5 Pt 2):569-73. PMID: 15109327

Bachrach, D.J., Retain or Replace: The True Costs of Unintended Faculty Departures and How to Minimize Them, Academic Physician & Scientist, March 2005.

Berk, Ronald A., Berg, Janet; Mortimer, Rosemary, Walton-Moss, Benita, and Yeo, Theresa P. Measuring the Effectiveness of Faculty Mentoring Relationships. Academic Medicine, Vol. 80, No. 1, 66-69 (2005)

Bland, C.J., et al. Successful Faculty in Academic Medicine: Essential Skills and How to Acquire Them. New York: Springer, 1990.

Bower, D., et al., Support-Challenge-Vision: A Model for Faculty Mentoring, Medical Teacher, 20:595-7, 1998.

Chew, L. Watanabe, J., Buchwald, D., & Lessler, D., Junior Faculty’s Perspectives on Mentoring, Academic Medicine. 2003. 78: 652-3.

Connor, MP, et al. Developing senior doctors as mentors: a form of continuing professional development (Report of an initiative to develop a network of senior doctors as mentors). Med. Educ. 34:747-53, 2000.
Dittmann-Tracy, M., Faculty Mentoring Faculty, published January, 2006, www.apa.org

Farrell, S.E., Digionia, N.M., Broderick, K.B., Coates, W.C., Mentoring for Clinician-Educators. Academic Emergency Medicine. (12):1346-50. (2004 Dec; 11) Review. PMID: 15576527

Garman, KA. et al. Development of Junior Faculty's Self–Efficacy: Outcomes of a National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine. Academic Medicine 76: S74–S76. 2001.

Grainger, C. (2002). Mentoring – Supporting Doctors at Work and Play. BMJ 324 (S203).
Hirsch, G., Strategic Career Management for the 21st Century Physician. Chicago: American Medical Association, 2000.

Jones, DP, & Tucker–Allen, S. (2000). Mentor/Mentee Relationship with the Focus on Meeting Promotion/Tenure Guidelines. ABNF J, 11(5), 113–6.

Kennedy, M.M., Someone Promised Mentors: Will You Deliver? The Physician Executive, March/April, 2001.

Luckhaupt, MD, Sara E.,1,2,3 Marshall H. Chin, MD, MPH,4 Carol M. Mangione, MD, MSPH,5 Russell S. Phillips, MD,6 Douglas Bell, MD, PhD,5 Anthony C. Leonard, PhD,2,3 Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH1,2,3
1Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; 2Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; 3Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; 4Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, USA; 5Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif, USA; 6Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA Mentorship in Academic General Internal Medicine: Results of a Survey of Mentors http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1525-1497.2005.215.x?cookieSet=1

Manning KD.  A Lifetime Investment.  Acad Med. 2009 Sep;84(9):1312.

McKenna, M.K., Pugno, P.A.: Physicians as Leaders – Who, How, and Why Now? Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing, 2006. 

Pololi, LH, Knight, SM, Dennis, K, & Frankel, RM. (2002). Helping Medical School Faculty Realize Their Dreams: An Innovative, Collaborative Mentoring Program. A cad Med, 77(5), 377–84.

Ramanan, RA., Phillips, RS, Davis, RB, Silen, W, & Reede, JY. (2002). Mentoring in Medicine: Keys to Satisfaction. Am J Med, 112(4), 336–41.

Sackett, David L, Determinants of Academic Success for the Clinician-Investigator, Handout for Session WB 07

Luckhaupt S,  Chin MH,  Mangione CM,  Phillips RS, Bell D, Leonard AC, Tsevat J.  Mentorship in Academic General Internal Medicine: Results of a Survey of Mentors. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Nov 20(11):1014-1018.

Leslie K, Lingard L, Whyte S. Junior Faculty Experiences with Informal Mentoring. Medical Teacher, Vol. 27, No. 8, 2005, pp. 693-698.

Zerzan JT, Hess R, Schur E, Phillips S, Rigotti N.  Making the Most of Mentors: A Guide for Mentees.  Acad Med 2009; 84:140-144.

Sambunjak D, Straus SE, Marusic A.  Mentoring in Academic Medicine: A Systematic Review. JAMA. 2006; 296(9):1103-1115.

Strauss S, Chatur F, Taylor M.  Issues in Mentor-Mentee Relationship in Academic Medicine: A Qualitative Study. Acad Med 2009; 84:135-139.

Wasserstein AG, Quistberg A, Shea JA.  Mentoring at the University of Pennsylvania: Results of a Faculty Survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2007; 22:210-214


Evidence supporting the benefits of mentoring:


Allen TD.  Eby LT.  Poteet ML.  Lentz E.  Lima L. Career benefits associated with mentoring for protegee: a meta-analysis. [Journal Article.  Meta-Analysis] Journal of Applied Psychology.  89(1):127-36, 2004.

Wingard DL.  Garman KA.  Reznik V. Facilitating faculty success: outcomes and cost benefit of the UCSD National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine. [Journal Article] Academic Medicine.  79(10 Suppl):S9-11, 2004.

Jackson VA.  Palepu A.  Szalacha L.  Caswell C.  Carr PL.  Inui T. "Having the right chemistry": a qualitative study of mentoring in academic medicine. [Journal Article] Academic Medicine.  78(3):328-34, 2003.

Farrell SF.  Digioia NM.  Broderick KB.  Coates WC.  Mentoring for Clinician-Educators. Academic Emergency Medicine. 11:1346-1350, 2004.

Pololi LH.  Knight SM.  Dennis K.  Frankel RM. Helping medical school faculty realize their dreams: an innovative, collaborative mentoring program. [Journal Article] Academic Medicine.  77(5):377-84, 2002.

Tracy EE.  Jagsi R.  Starr R.  Tarbell NJ. Outcomes of a pilot faculty mentoring program.[see comment]. [Journal Article] American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.  191(6):1846-50, 2004.

Berk RA.  Berg J.  Mortimer R.  Walton-Moss B.  Yeo TP. Measuring the effectiveness of faculty mentoring relationships. [Review] [58 refs] [Journal Article.  Review] Academic Medicine.  80(1):66-71, 2005.