AAMC article on mentoring

The American Association of Medical College’s newsletter has an article on mentoring http://www.aamc.org/members/facultydev/facultyvitae/fall06/feature.htm
“Studies of mentoring in the health professions find real benefits for faculty at all career stages. Compared to those without mentors, faculty with mentors demonstrate higher levels of the following success factors:
-Teaching effectiveness, evidenced by declines in teaching anxiety and improved student ratings of teaching effectiveness
-Research productivity
-Professional socialization and interactions with colleagues
-Salary levels; and satisfaction with salary and promotion”

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