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2010 (Vol. 2, Issue: 3)
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Mentoring for Medical Students

Madhuri S. Kate, Ujjwala J. Kulkarni, Yashashrii Shetty and Y.A. Deshmukh
Corresponding Author:  Ujjwala Jayant kulkarni 

Key words:  Mentee, medical school, medical undergraduates, mentor, mentoring cell, ,
Vol. 2 , (3): Page No: 187-190
Submitted Accepted Published
2010 April, 23 2010 May, 08 2010 June, 15

Medical education as one of the respected profession of the society worldwide routinely faces casualty as well as stressful events. Medical students through out their academic tenure exposed to stressful environment, which affect their physical health, psychological well-being as well as their career. Many school of consistently comment that strong mentor-mentee relationship greatly influence mentee’s career. It holds specific advantages to the mentor as well as mentee benefiting both. This research through a light on importance of mentor mentee relationship. Thus aim of this article is to describe the importance of mentoring in academic medicine, the role of m entor in academic medicine, and importance of having mentoring cell in the medical school. It was observed that paucity of mentors exists in various academic fields including health sciences. Furthermore, there is insufficient aw areness of the importance of the m entoring relationship among many students, residents, and junior faculty. Thus to disseminate information regarding mentoring program and to establish successful mentor-mentee relationship, deliberate efforts should be made from deans office, from faculty. Information of such program should be made available by student committee, during student orientation program and through he administrative section under the guidance of dean of the medical school.
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Madhuri S. Kate, Ujjwala J. Kulkarni, Yashashrii Shetty and Y.A. Deshmukh, 2010. Mentoring for Medical Students.  Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 2(3): Page No: 187-190.
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