• Vol. 44 No. 7, 232–234
  • 15 July 2015

Mentorship in Academic Medicine: A Catalyst of Talents


The field of medicine is complex. Its interwoven structure of clinical practice, medical education and biomedical research, coupled with intricacies of the health system, makes it challenging for one to navigate through without any help. In any academic medical centre (AMC) or hospital, there is an imperative for senior, more experienced members of the profession to provide guidance to their juniors. There is a need for mentorship, and good mentors are critical to support the enduring success of physicians, scientists and researchers.

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