Resources : Mentoring


References for Mentoring, 2010

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Brakke, D. F. (1999). Mentoring, team-building, and institutional change. Association of Women in Science (AWIS) Magazine. 29, 35-36.

Brand, Richard A. and Hannafin, Jo A. (2006). The environment of the successful clinician-scientist. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 449, pp. 67-71.

Cain JM, Schulkin J, Parisi V, et al. (2001). Effects of perceptions and mentorship on pursuing a career in academic medicine in obstetrics and gynecology. Academic Medicine, 76(6), 628-634.

Covey, S. (1989). The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. New York: Simon and Shuster.

Daloz, L. A. (1999). Mentor: Guiding the journey of adult learners. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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Johnson, W. B. (2007). On Being a Mentor: A guide for Higher Education Faculty. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Keyser, D. J., Lakoski, J. M., Lara-Cinisomo, S., Schultz, D. J., Williams, V. L., Zellers, D. F. andPincus, H. A. (2008). Advancing institutional efforts to support research mentorship: A conceptual Framework and self-assessment tool. Academic Medicine, 83(3), 1-8.

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Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering. National Academy Press, 1997. Available as a paperback or PDF (free) at

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Schoenfeld, A. C. and Magnan, R. (1994). Mentor in a Manual: Climbing the Academic Ladder to Tenure. Madison, WI: Magna Publications.

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Tracy, Erin E. MD, MPH *; Jagsi, Reshma MD, DPhil; Starr, Rebecca MBA, MSW; Tarbell, Nancy J. MD (2004). Outcomes of a pilot faculty mentoring program. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 191(6), 1846-1850.

University of Alberta, Department of Medicine, (1998). A guide to being an academic mentor, University of Alberta, Department of Medicine, manuscript.

Zachary, L. J. (2000). The mentor’s guide: facilitating effective learning relationships. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Zerzan, J. T., Hess, R, Schur, E., and Phillips, R. S. (2009). Making the most of mentors: A guide for mentees. Academic Medicine, 84(1), Pp. 140-144.

Web Resources for Mentors and Mentoring

National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director, June 2002. A Guide to Training and Mentoring in the Intramural Research Program at NIH
A resource for scientists and trainees at NIA’s Intramural Research Program, emphasizing the importance of mentoring and describing the major components of mentoring in research, including: providing technical training in all aspects of scientific investigation, modeling responsible and effective behavior, and assisting in career planning.

Mentoring handbook for graduate students. How to Get the Mentoring You Want: A Guide for Graduate Students at a Diverse University, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan

Mentoring Handbook for Faculty. How to Mentor Graduate Students: A Guide for Faculty in a Diverse University, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan

Association for Women in Science, 1993. Mentoring Means Future Scientists. Washington, D. C.: Association for Women in Science. A report by the Association for Women in Science on the outcome of findings of the Association’s three-year Mentoring Project for undergraduate and graduate students. Available for purchase from the Association website:

Columbia University. An excellent web based tutorial on mentoring is available at the Columbia University RCR (Responsible Conduct of Research)Web Site. This site includes video presentations, case studies, challenge questions and many links to other web resources.