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AAMC updates mentorship guidelines for graduate students and postdocs

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February 1, 2017

The new mentor-mentee compacts for graduate students, postdocs and their faculty mentors are intended to initiate conversations at the local and national levels about mentor-mentee relationships. They may be beneficial for program directors, administrators, faculty, postdoctoral appointees and other institutional leaders as a model documents to support discussion, recruitment, contracts, evaluations and other operations within each department.

The compacts were updated and and revised by members of the Group on Graduate Research, Education, and Training (GREAT) as well as the AAMC's Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS), including Ambika Mathur, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate School at Wayne State. Read the details in the attached documents.

Compact Between Biomedical Graduate Students and Their Research Advisors

Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors