The talk describes the importance of having outstanding mentors and presents two different national models of mentoring programs. The talk concludes with a description of my personal journey to tenure and promotion.
Drawing from my own experience as a health care practitioner and scholar, I explore how one achieves and persists and remains engaged as a scholar in the midst of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Second, I draw on my scholarly research on resilience and thriving to propose some ideas for how all of us might engage with the challenges of academic life and keep engaged and vital over
Guiding a potential successor can be difficult. This discussion will highlight a list of variables that can support both parties navigating a mentoring relationship. Emotional intelligence, defining goals and organic versus forced connections will be explored. The conversations’ goal is to view these relationships realistically, define common barriers to successful outcomes and use tools to facilitate evaluation of compatibility.