Learning Session 3: Building Successful Mentor-Mentee Relationships


PRESENTER: Don Goldmann, MD, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)


  1. Participants will understand the roles of mentor and mentee in a mentoring relationship;
  2. Mentors will be able to use a structured, culturally humble,  approach to mentoring; and
  3. Mentees will understand the importance of having clear goals and using a driver diagram or similar method to visualize their development needs.


  1. Seely EW, Kram KE, Emans SJ. Developmental networks in translational science. Transl Res. 2015 Apr;165(4):531-6. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2014.12.002
  2. UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research- Mentor-Mentee Resources
  3. Mentorship, Sponsorship, and Networks: The Power and Value of Professional Connections. A Curated Research Report, Prepared by Center for Women and Business at Bentley University


Learning Session 3_ Building Successful Mentoring