Academic Mentoring: A 40-Year Adventure

Castell, Donald O.
May 2011
American Journal of Gastroenterology;May2011, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p820
Academic Journal
This historical philosophical comment summarizes things learned over 40 years in the role of an academic mentor. It is my hope that some of these may provide guidance to my younger colleagues as they embark on a career in academics. Perhaps, the major message from years of working with the best and brightest medical trainees is the blurring of lines defining just who is the mentor and who is the mentee.


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