GUMC Mentoring Program: Mentee

Time Requirements

Part 1: Professional Development Planning

All events are virtual via Zoom.

Mentee Time Requirements Part 1
ActivityTime NeededFrequency
Cohort Sessions90 minutesMonth 1: Two sessions
Month 2 – 4: Monthly
Pre-session and Post-session work30 – 60 minutes total; asynchronousBefore and after each cohort session
Meeting with Department Chair30 minutesOnce during Part 1

Part 2: Professional Development Implementation

Mentee Time Requirements Part 2
ActivityTime NeededFrequency
1:1 Meeting with Mentor60 minutesOnce a month
Pod Check In45 minutesOnce a month
Meeting with Department Chair30 minutesOnce during Part 2

Benefits of Participating

  • Expand your connection and orientation to GUMC
  • Identify resources, programs, and contacts to enhance your professional development as a faculty member
  • Build your faculty network
  • Construct a personalized professional development plan with measurable goals
  • Receive personalized guidance on career advancement
  • Recognition from GUMC leadership for participation
  • Please also see testimonials at the end of this page.

    Application Process

    If you are interested in being a mentee, you must meet the following qualifications:

    • Mentees can be any full time faculty new to GUSOM, SON, or SOH within the past two years regardless of rank OR any full time faculty at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor regardless of how long they have been at GUSOM, SON, SOH.
    • Must be able to commit to the aforementioned time requirements

    Applicants will be selected based on ability to commit to all program activities, representation across disciplines, and the alignment of their mentoring need with the objectives of this program.

    Applications are closed at this time. We will have a new cohort starting in September 2023.

    Have more questions?

    You can email with any questions.


    I have learned things that I wasn’t even aware I needed to learn. I could not be happier that I joined this program when I did. I know I will be well prepared to navigate the next several years of my career.”

    Mentee from Fall 2021

    This was helpful in so many ways: feeling connected, hearing stories and noticing patterns of opportunities that need to happen to make things better for us and others.

    Mentee from Spring 2021

    This Mentorship Cohort was key in us finding out how to navigate our strategies and resources.

    Mentee from Spring 2021