Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Mentoring

New faculty members will meet with an Office of Faculty Development member and will be directed toward resources in identifying a mentor. With the mentor, the mentee will be expected to develop a Career Advancement Plan (CAP). The designation of this mentor(s), which can and should change based upon the needs and emphasis of the mentee, will be tracked by the Office of Faculty Development in partnership with the individual’s division head, who also will contribute to the mentoring of the faculty member.

The development of innovative approaches such as group mentoring or peer mentoring will be encouraged. The mentor and mentee will be responsible for a brief report, to be submitted in April of each year, approximately six months off the cycle for the annual Faculty Self-Evaluation.

Career Advancement Plan

Download the Career Advancement Plan worksheet to develop your plan with your mentor.

Feinberg Mentoring

Connect with broader Feinberg mentoring information via the links below.

Advocacy Mentoring

Learn more about Advocacy in the Department of Pediatrics. Among other initiatives, the Advocacy Board provides mentorship to faculty members interested in strengthening their skills in advocacy.