Creating an Effective Mentoring Program, Part 7: Developing a Culture of Mentoring Excellence

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The old adage “Give a man a fish, feed him for a day—teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime” helps only one person. In the context of faculty development, we suggest adding a third couplet: “Teach someone to teach others how to fish—feed a village for generations!” This addition describes a continually developing culture in which mentoring and training are fostered and intentionally infused into the experiences of junior faculty members.

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