Mentoring Health Science Professionals

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Mentoring Health Science Professionals

SKU# 9780826104762

Author: Sana Loue JD, PhD, MPH


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This volume goes beyond examining traditional mentoring agendas by comprehensively addressing contemporary issues relating to mentoring. This unique reference covers ethical and legal matters, issues pertaining to diversity, aligning learning and teaching styles between mentee and mentor, and cross-cultural mentoring.

Chapters provide an integration of current mentoring literature across diverse settings, and conclude with detailed case studies of successful mentoring relationships. The book considers the theoretical underpinnings of mentoring and covers the mentoring relationship with faculty, students, and professionals in the early stages of growth. It also contains insight on how to develop and evaluate a mentoring program. Mentoring Health Science Professionals ultimately provides an invaluable blueprint for successful mentoring that considers the process, content, goals, and outcomes of modern-day mentoring in the health sciences.

Key features

  • Offers guidance for aligning mentor and mentee teaching and learning styles
  • Discusses evaluation of and stages of growth within the mentoring relationship
  • Examines ethical and legal issues in mentoring, such as diversity, discrimination, sexual harassment, control of the research process, evaluations, and more
  • Highlights case studies of successful mentoring relationships
  • Promotes the development of an organizational culture of mentorship

Product Details 

  • Publication Date December 15, 2010
  • Page Count 256
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826104762
  • EISBN 9780826104779

Table of Contents 



1. Mentoring: Process and Models

Case Study 1 Using Multiple Models of Mentoring

2. Mentoring Faculty for Success

Case Study 2 The Career Development Plan: A Tool to Im-prove the Mentored Career Development Experience

3. Mentoring Students and Junior Profession-als

Case Study 3 Mentoring Roles With Students: Mental Health Training With a Community-Based Focus

4. Diversity Issues in the Context of Mentoring

Case Study 4 An International Mentee's Experience

5. Developing a Mentoring Program, Training, and Evaluating Mentors, Mentees, and Mentoring Relationships

Case Study 5 Evaluation of the Mentor-Mentee Relationship