Mentorship Readings and Research

The Office of Faculty Development can help you keep up with the latest trends and academic findings for mentorship in science and academic medicine. We particularly focus on innovative approaches to support mentorship of faculty from diverse backgrounds and women in science and medicine.

  • Ahmadmehrabi S, Farlow JL, Wamkpah NS, Esianor BI, Brenner MJ, Valdez TA, Malekzadeh S, Bradford CR, Francis HW. New age mentoring and disruptive innovation-navigating the uncharted with vision, purpose, and equity. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Apr 1;147(4):389-394. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5448. PMID: 33538788.
  • Beech BM. Mentoring programs for underrepresented minority faculty in academic medical centers: a systematic review of the literature. Acad Med. 2013 Apr; 88(4): 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31828589e3.doi: 1097/ACM.0b013e31828589e3
  • Boag AE, Chardon NI. Improving the advisor/advisee relationship. Scientist Magazine Feb 2021
  • Byars-Winston et al. Pilot study of an intervention to increase cultural awareness in research mentoring: Implications for diversifying the scientific workforce. J Clin Transl Sci. 2018 Apr;2(2):86-94. doi: 10.1017/cts.2018.25. Epub 2018 Aug 8.
  • DeCastro R, Sambuco D, Stewart A, Jagsi R. Mentor networks in academic medicine: moving beyond a dyadic conception of mentoring for junior faculty researchers. Acad Med. s, 01 Apr 2013, 88(4):488-496 DOI: 1097/acm.0b013e318285d302
  • Dossett LA, Waljee JF, Dimick JB. Ensuring equal access to mentorship and sponsorship for surgeons through structured team-based mentoring, Annals of Surgery: December 2020 - Volume 272 - Issue 6 - p 939-940 doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004500
  • Fernandez SB, Clarke RD, Sheehan DM, Trepka MJ, Rose SM. Perceptual facilitators for and barriers to career progression: A qualitative study with female early stage investigators in health sciences. Acad Med. 2021 Apr 1;96(4):576-584. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003902. PMID: 33369901; PMCID: PMC8012232
  • Kosoko-Lasaki O, Sonnino RE, Voytko ML. Mentoring for women and underrepresented minority faculty and students: experience at two institutions of higher education. J Natl Med Assoc. 2006 Sep; 98(9): 1449–1459.
  • Masur SK, Chardon, et al. Niche mentoring: How to give advice and offer help from your areas of strength. Amer Soc for Cell Biology May 2017
  • Fleming M, House S, Hanson VS, Yu L, Garbutt J, McGee R, Kroenke K, Abedin Z, Rubio DM. The Mentoring Competency Assessment: Validation of a new instrument to evaluate skills of research mentors. Acad Med. 2013 Jul;88(7):1002-8. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e318295e298. PMID: 23702534; PMCID: PMC3727250
  • Hall M, Engler J, Hemming J, Alema-Mensah E, Baez A, Lawson K, Quarshie A, Stiles J, Pemu P, Thompson W, Paulsen D, Smith A, Ofili E. Using a virtual community (the Health Equity Learning Collaboratory) to support early-stage investigators pursuing grant funding. Int J Env Res Pub He. 2018; 15(11):2408
  • Huang K, Maleki M, Regehr G, McEwen H. Building a system to engage and sustain research careers for physicians. Acad Med. 96(7):1021-1025, July 2021
  • Jones HP, McGee R, Weber-Main AM, et al.Enhancing research careers: An example of a U.S. national diversity-focused, grant-writing training and coaching experiment. BMC Proc 1116 (2017).
  • Ransdell LB, Lane TS, Schwartz AL, Wayment HA, Baldwin JA. Mentoring new and early-stage investigators and underrepresented minority faculty for research success in health-related fields: An integrative literature review (2010–2020). Int J Env Res Pub He. 2021; 18(2):432.
  • Vargas J., Saetermoe CL, Chavira G. Using critical race theory to reframe mentor training: theoretical considerations regarding the ecological systems of mentorship. High Educ811043–1062 (2021).
  • Womack VY, Wood CV, House SC, Quinn SC, Thomas SB, McGee R, Byars-Winston A. Culturally aware mentorship: Lasting impacts of a novel intervention on academic administrators and faculty. PLOS One. 2020