Mentor Development Program (MDP), University of California San Francisco

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of California San Francisco has developed a series of seminars around topics essential to developing mentors. Course materials for various seminars are provided online and include seminar presentations, cases scenarios and resources. The following topics are examples of the aspects of mentorship covered in course materials include:

  • Defining mentorship from the beginning
  • Rewards and challenges of mentorship
  • Communicating effectively with mentees
  • Balancing work-life
  • Understanding diversity among mentees

Most of the course materials are readily accessible to interested parties. However, some materials are restricted to individuals with UCSF credentials.