Maximizing Mentee-Mentor Relationships: Empowering the Mentee


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 (All day)


Boston University Metcalf Trustee Center
Harvard Catalyst's Maximizing Mentee-Mentor Relationships: Empowering the Mentee helps emerging clinical and translational investigators navigate the complexities of the mentoring dynamic. Emphasizing the perspective of the mentee, this two-day course explores strategies for successful mentoring relationships through case studies, lectures, and interactive sessions. Each session addresses critical issues such as expectations and responsibilities, pitfalls and challenges, and communication and career development. Participants will learn practical tools for empowering their own mentee-mentor relationships, and discuss the impact these relationships can have on both personal and academic success. Course Goals: Understand the value of strong mentee-mentor relationships in career development Identify professional and personal needs and how they influence mentoring relationships Learn skills to become an empowered mentee Understand the particular perspectives of the mentee in clinical and translational research, and team science Explore challenges that arise in the mentee-mentor relationship and discuss strategies to approach these issues Navigate the transition from mentee to mentor Harvard Catalyst Education Program's policy requires full attendance and the completion of all activity surveys to be eligible for CME credit; no partial credit is allowed. The Harvard Catalyst Education Program is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This course is tuition-free for Harvard-affiliated institutions. For more information and a detailed description of the course, please visit