Why Surgical Mentoring is Important and Evidence That it Makes a Difference

  • John Rombeau
  • Amy Goldberg
  • Catherine Loveland-Jones


Most successful surgeons have had accomplished surgical mentors. Mentoring provides evidence-based personal and career benefits to the mentee. Immense personal satisfaction and a prolonged opportunity to help others are the principal benefits to the surgical mentor.


Medical Student Surgical Skill Senior Surgeon Surgical Resident Young Surgeon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Rombeau
    • 1
  • Amy Goldberg
    • 1
  • Catherine Loveland-Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryTemple University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA

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