At every stage of your career, mentorships are a valuable resource

Monday, October 21, 2019
Dr. Avrum Gotlieb, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Dr, Avrum Gotlieb, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

Dr. Avrum Gotlieb, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, writes about the importance of mentorship in The Pathologist (July 16, 2019.)  The American Society of Clinical Pathology is an official society partner of the Pathologist.

In his recentl article, Dr. Gotlieb highlights:

 

  • Mentoring is a special relationship that provides long-lasting benefits to both participants
  • Prospective mentees should seek out mentors whose careers, experience, and outside interests are compatible with their own
  • Mentors must commit to advising mentees on how to navigate their careers by listening carefully, assisting informed choices, and helping identify and overcome barriers
  • Although relationships within the mentee’s discipline are highly informative, cross-disciplinary mentorships can offer surprising new insights

Read his article here.