Resources for mentors and mentees in LMP

Information about our mentoring programs

For background information and how to get matched to a mentor/mentee.

Resources for both mentors and mentees in LMP student mentoring programs.

We will expand this selection of resources regularly.

General mentoring advice and tips

Setting goals for your mentoring relationship: a worksheet for mentees (word)

Mentoring goals and milestones: planning your mentoring relationship (word)

This 2019 article written by Dr. Avrum Gotlieb in the Pathology magazine (PDF) gives a great overview of what a good mentoring relationship looks like.

Mentoring during the COVID-19 pandemic from Nature gives some advice for mentors.

Approaching a potential mentor

We will match mentees and mentors who have completed a registration form (see links for peer to peer or alumni programs). However, you may wish to find your own mentor independently.

Below is a suggested template you can personalise when approaching a potential alumni mentor on Temerty Medicine Connect for the first time.

Dear X,

My name is X and [share your background, year, program, field of interest, co-curricular involvement, research].

I came across your profile on the LMP alumni student mentorship group on Temerty Medicine Connect.

[share what you hope to gain from the mentoring experience]

If you accept my request, I would be happy to set up a time for us to talk over the phone or through Zoom. 

I look forward to hearing from you.


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