Program Award for Culture of Excellence in Mentoring
PROGRAM AWARD FOR CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
James R. Rodrigue, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Surgery
Aaron Fleishman, MPH, Associate in Surgery
MGH Neurology Program in Faculty Development and Promotions
Massachusetts General Hospital
Steven M. Greenberg, MD, PhD, John J. Conway Endowed Chair, Department of Neurology, Vice-Chair, Faculty Development and Promotions
The GSAS Harvard Biotechnology Club's Incubator Program
Harvard Medical School, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Carl Novina, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Fred Mermelstein, PhD, Lecturer on Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School has established this mentoring award to recognize the efforts of a department, division, office or program to foster innovation and sustainability in mentoring while building a culture of mentoring. This award provides an opportunity to learn from successful formal mentoring programs and allow others in the community to adopt model programs. This award is not intended to recognize individuals.
- Formal mentoring programs at all levels including students, trainees, faculty, and leadership are eligible.
- Eligible units may include departments, divisions, offices, centers and programs at HMS, HSDM and HMS-affiliated institutions.
- Nominations should:
- demonstrate the mentoring program has been effective and successful at creating a sustainable culture of mentoring within a particular HMS/HSDM or HMS-affiliated unit.
- emphasize well-established or highly innovative models of programs, initiatives, or policies that address areas, such as:
- changing the culture of mentoring;
- engaging more people in mentoring;
- establishing best practices;
- advancing diversity inclusion;
- providing training in mentoring;
- providing mentoring for population(s) (e.g. student, trainees, faculty).
- address program evaluation, outcomes assessment and/or continuous improvement.
- Self-nominations are allowed.
- Provide supporting documentation of the mentoring program (e.g., one-page description with a series of predefined key questions), such as:
- Identify the population(s) the program is designed to target (i.e., across the developmental spectrum students à senior faculty; does the program target a specific gender or ethnic groups)
- Provide information programmatic objectives including the skills, competencies, and/or issues that are addressed
- Identify 3-5 individuals who have participated in the program.
- Provide assessment of program outcomes and program impact.
- Identify lessons learned from the model including challenges and opportunities for improvement
- Provide information on whether the program has been published, adopted or replicated in other places
- Upon nomination, DICP will solicit documentation from a supervising individual (e.g., department chair, CEO).
For more information, please contact:
Terésa J. Carter
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