Tag Archive for ‘mentorship’
First-place essay: Paying it forward: When the mentee becomes the mentor
Kevin Koo, MD, MPH, MPhil, the 2016 RAS Communications Committee essay winner, describes how his experiences as a student with strong mentors have shaped how he works with junior members of the operating team today.
Rural surgery: High pressure but rewarding
The challenges of practicing in a rural setting, including professional isolation, are explored in this month’s column.
Looking forward – July 2016
Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights his experiences as the Aubre de Lambert Maynard Guest Lecturer at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, and the institution’s commitment to increase the diversity of the health care workforce.
A family tradition: Fellows describe influence of surgeon parents and other relatives
Generations of practicing surgeons are profiled in this article, including descendants of the original founders of the College.
Coaching and mentoring modern surgeons
Mentoring styles, with an emphasis on the mosaic model, are discussed in this article, along with recommendations for successful mentoring, guidelines for applying ACS values to the mentor/mentee relationship, and qualities mentees should exhibit to forge a mutually beneficial relationships with their role models.