Mentoring matters for our faculty, our departments and our institution.

In academic medicine, mentoring attends to two dimensions: career-advancement interventions and social-psychological support. Mentoring is shown to influence career success, satisfaction and productivity, thus enhancing the institution’s investment, retention rates and reputation. It can mean the difference between success and failure for early career faculty, who are searching for guidance, a sense of belonging and confidence in their academic journey.

Matthew Allen

Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Associate Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology