Learning Session 3: Building Successful Mentor-Mentee Relationships


Presenter: Don Goldmann, MD

Learning Objectives 

  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. Developmental Networks in Translational Science
  2. Mentor-Mentee Resources (Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research)
  3. Mentorship, Sponsorship, and Networks: The Power and Value of Professional Connections (Center for Women and Business, Bentley University)