Junior doctors give tick to formal mentorship

'Mentor Match' program pairs surgical residents with suitable mentors at a health centre in US

US surgical residents who were matched with senior doctors as mentors say the program made a difference to their study habits, career choices and how they approached personal issues during training.


A large majority of surgical residents in a Pennsylvania health system report positive experiences after a year with the program that matched the residents with faculty mentors, according to a survey.

Participants typically stated they were satisfied with the program, saw improvements in their