MTP: One-Minute Mentor

The One-Minute Mentor

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  1. Assess the Mentee
    • Check in
    • Assess for any urgent issues
    • Use active listening skills
  2. Set an Agenda
    • Review pending items
    • Assess time available
    • Prioritize
  3. Assist with ongoing projects
    • Ask clarifying questions
    • Set clear and measurable goals
    • Give advice and suggest resources
    • Agree on timeline for deliverables
  4. Provide career guidance
    • Review Individual Development Plan and CV
    • Inquire about professional/personal balance
  5. Wrap up
    • Clarify expectations of mentor and mentee
    • Schedule future meeting

*Developed by Mitchell D. Feldman, MD, MPhil