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AMEE Webinar – Exploring the how, what and why of mentoring

November 27, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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One event on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 AM


Presenters: Lianne Loosveld & Pascal Van Gerven, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Date: 27 November 2020
1st Presentation:  0900 hrs (GMT) / 4:00 AM EST
2nd Presentation: 1600 hrs (GMT) / 11:00 AM EST

In association with the AMEE Faculty Development Committee

Summary: In this webinar we would like to explore the ‘how, what and why’ of mentoring. Mentoring is an inherently personal role, and mentors receiving the same theoretical role description might be completely different mentors in practice.

During this webinar we would like to offer a small look on the theoretical side of mentoring, but our primary aim is to have a discussion about what mentoring entails for individual mentors. Discussions will be supported by four propositions that, depending on the number of participants, will be discussed plenary or in smaller groups, and in case of a large audience via voting options in Zoom.

We want to support mentors in discovering that there usually is not ‘one correct way to mentor’ but that the chosen mentoring approach in a given situation depends on for example mentors’ personal goals and norms, practical experience and knowledge coming from formal education such as faculty development.

A part of the webinar will also be dedicated to research on ways of mentoring and how to support mentors in discovering which way of mentoring works for them via faculty development.

Target Audience: Mentors, faculty developers, mentor program coordinators.

0900 hrs (GMT) Presentation –  Please register here

1600 hrs (GMT)  Presentation – Please register here


November 27, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM




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