Archive | March, 2011

Becoming a Better Mentor

Mentor and Telmachus, son of Odysseus Mentoring has been identified as a critical factor in achieving success in many fields.  Unfortunately, like many skills related to the education of healthcare professionals, mentors rarely receive any training in how to become a better mentor. This is unfortunate.  Faculty who have had an effective mentor report the […]

Toxic People

Do you ever have to work with people that just drain the life out of you?  I’m not referring to patients, but to those colleagues and consultants that you have to deal with on a daily basis.  I recently had the opportunity to sit in on a lecture given by Marsha Petrie Sue, author of […]