An Overall Mentorship Strategy for Entry-Level Faculty

  • Emily I. Spangler
  • Charles Leithead
  • Herbert ChenEmail author
Part of the Success in Academic Surgery book series (SIAS)


Mentorship is an essential duty of academic surgeons and has been recognized as a key component on the path to success and leadership. We outline the important facets of mentorship for the early career surgeon, suggested components of an institutional mentorship program, as well as an overview of mentor and mentee relationship, roles, and goals.


Mentor Mentee Young Surgeon Mentorship Academic Surgery Leadership 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emily I. Spangler
    • 1
  • Charles Leithead
    • 1
  • Herbert Chen
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of SurgeryUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of MedicineBirminghamUSA

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