Mentorship Online Resources

The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) creates and collates mentorship guides, templates, internal and external opportunities, and academic literature to support effective mentoring relationships. Here are some resources we recommend.

Mentorship Enrichment Worksheets and Guides
Resources At A Glance     We curate this list showing the support and research services available to you across the Medical School and Health System. You can download and save the PDF for convenient access and explore more details here.
Identify Your Network of Mentors

To improve access to high-quality mentors, we are pursuing mentorship database platforms, and providing tools for you to develop your mentorship committee. Sources include:

Mentor / Mentee Guides

Useful guides and questionnaires include:


Mentorship, Communities and Education
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity Institutional Membership Co-sponsored by the Department of Environmental and Public Health This platform gives you free access to on-demand webinars including “Cultivating Your Network of Mentors and Sponsors” and “How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice.” They regularly organize a 14-Day Writing Challenge and build a community of support and access to mentors. Register by selecting Institutional Membership, select the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and confirm via email. Co-sponsored by the Department of Environmental and Public Health.
Success at Sinai Podcast, Mentorship Episode Juan Wisnivesky, MD, DrPH and Jenny Lin, MD explain how to find the right mentor and build a strong mentoring relationship at Mount Sinai.
Center for the Improvement of Mentored  Experiences in Research A list of national resources to enrich mentoring
National Research Mentoring Network A nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions collaborating to enhance diversity of the biomedical research workforce and accelerate scientific discovery. Members can enrich their network by browsing profiles and creating connections across the nation, and access anti-racism resources curated for biomedical professionals of all career stages.
The Science of Effective Mentoring Committee within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine The committee systematically compiled and analyzed current research on the characteristics, competencies, and behaviors of effective mentors and mentees in STEMM and developed a practical resource guide for mentoring practitioners to create and support viable, sustainable mentoring support systems.  
The Science of Mentorship Past Episodes | The Science of Mentorship ( In this 10-part series from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, listeners will hear the personal mentorship stories of leaders in academia, business, and the media, in their own words. Each episode highlights evidence-based mentorship skills that can and should be learned to maximize STEMM students’ potential.