Mentoring and role models in recruitment and retention: a study of junior medical faculty perceptions.

@article{Steele2013MentoringAR,
  title={Mentoring and role models in recruitment and retention: a study of junior medical faculty perceptions.},
  author={Margaret M. Steele and Sandra Fisman and Brenda Davidson},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={
          e1130-8
        }
}
PURPOSE This study explored the views of junior faculty toward informing mentorship program development. METHOD Mixed sampling methodologies including questionnaires (n = 175), focus groups (female, n = 4; male, n = 4), and individual interviews (female n = 10; male, n = 9) of junior faculty were conducted in clinical departments at one academic health sciences center. RESULTS Questionnaire results indicated that having role models increased commitment to an academic career; mentorship… CONTINUE READING

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