Reciprocal and on-going feedback is a vital component of the partnership.
Mentees need and want honest, candid feedback from their mentor. Equally important is the feedback mentees can offer to mentors. The feedback should involve an agreement between the mentee and the mentor and includes:
Assessment is an essential component of any mentoring program. Chairs and deans should take steps to assess the effectiveness of mentoring. To assist with this process, over three year cycles, the Mentoring Advisory Committee will:
The mentoring program will be updated as necessary to reflect the results of (1), (2), and (3) above and the latest information in the scholarly literature about mentorship.