Mentorship is critical to develop research scholars. Current literature provides mentorship guidance for biomedical research; however, mentorship for educational research is scarce. We explored literature to offer evidence-based guidance for medical education research mentors. A librarian searched peer-reviewed literature from 2001 to 2021 to identify guidelines for research mentors. Thirty-five articles were included in this narrative review. Our results identified attributes of mentors, overlapping roles, and barriers and benefits of mentoring. The structures and processes related to mentoring are reviewed and applicability to medical education research mentorship is summarized.
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Beck Dallaghan, G.L., Coe, C.L., Wright, S. et al. Mentoring Medical Education Research: Guidelines from a Narrative Review. Med.Sci.Educ. 32, 723–731 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40670-022-01565-2