The following is a collection of resources to help Underserved Pathway mentors maximize the mentoring relationship with their student. This collection includes general information on mentoring, specific topics related to the Underserved Pathway, and lists resources at the University of Washington the mentor and student can access if the student encounters difficulty during their time in medical school.
How to Be a Great Mentor. 1999. Kaplan, Newsweek, and the National Mentoring Partnership. (202) 338-3844.
Dunnington, G.L. 1996 “The art of mentoring” The American Journal of Surgery 171:604-607
Huang, C. A. and Lynch, J. 1995 Mentoring: The Tao of Giving and Receiving Wisdom Jucovy L, Building Relationships; A Guide for New Mentors. The Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory and Public/Private Ventures. 2001.
Paice, E., Heard, S., Moss, F., 2002 “How important are role models in making good doctors?” British Medical Journal 325:707-710
Selwa, L.M. 2003 “Lessons in mentoring” Experimental Neurology 184:S42-S47
Wright, S., Wong, A., Newill, C 1997 “The impact of role models on medical students” Journal of General Internal Medicine 12:53-56
Underserved Pathway Quarterly Memo and Annual Reports
University of Washington Resources for Students:
UW School of Medicine's College Faculty
The UW College Faculty oversee a four-year integrated curriculum of clinical skills and professionalism, teach the Introduction to Clinical Medicine II course, and provide students with consistent faculty mentoring. College Faculty are matched with students in their first year and serve as teacher and mentor to students during all four years of their medical school careers. To contact your student’s college mentor, please contact our program staff.
UW School of Medicine’s Counseling Service
Offers a range of services to help students and their partners cope with the demands of life in medical school. Services offered through the School’s counseling programs in Seattle or as part of a WWAMI regional program are free of charge and completely confidential.
UW Academic Resources
The UW School of Medicine’s offers a Student Resource Center, a Learning Specialist and Tutoring Program to help students with academic concerns.
UW Office of Multicultural Affairs
OMCA is committed to the promotion of diversity within healthcare and has a variety of resources available to students.