What are the Qualities of an Outstanding Surgical Mentor?
Mentoring qualities are both innate and learned. Character, integrity and professionalism are inherent in outstanding surgical mentors. Humanism complements cognitive proficiency and technical expertise. Creative strategies are needed to integrate surgical mentoring into today’s challenging medical environment. Students and residents perceive a mentor differently. Surgical residents must be trained to become mentors.
KeywordsMedical Student Technical Expertise Surgical Resident Surgical Trainee Junior Faculty
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