Mentoring and Advising

  • Stephen P. Glasser
  • Edward W. HookIII


Mentorship refers to the development of a relationship between a more experienced individual (the mentor) with a less experienced individual (the mentee or protégé). The role of the mentor in the development of the junior faculty member’s academic relationship is extremely important. As such, this chapter discusses the expectations of the mentor, mentee, and the mentor-mentee relationship.


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© Springer Science + Business Media B.V 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen P. Glasser
    • 1
  • Edward W. HookIII
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Univesity of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AlabamaBirmingham
  2. 2.Birmingham School of MedicineUniversity of AlabamaUSA
  3. 3.STD Control ProgramJefferson County Department of HealthBirmingham

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