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Developing educators through a structured framework
Nurturing novice educators through mentorship
Acquire competencies in accredited stackable programmes
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A programme BY EDUCATORS, FOR EDUCATORS.
The AMEI Educator Mentorship Programme (EMP) is a 1-year mentoring programme for novice / early-stage healthcare educators initiated by the AMEI – Centre for Clinician Educator Development (CCED). It was started by the CCED when less experienced educators from the different health professions expressed the need for mentorship. Specifically education mentorship from experienced educators which was distinct from clinical mentorship. For example, an EMP mentor might mentor his/her mentee about career development as an educator, or guide his/her mentee to think about evidence-based curriculum development.
Mentoring is a professional relationship in which an experienced person (the mentor) shares knowledge, skills and perspective to develop the personal and professional growth of another (the mentee). Through mutual trust, respect and communication, mentoring gives both mentor and mentee an opportunity to grow and develop as educators through the mentoring relationship.
Benefits includes, but are not limited to:
This is an interprofessional mentorship programme where mentors and mentees may come from different professions and discipline as the mentees.
The goals of the EMP are to
The programme will run for one year from April 2023 to May 2024. As a general guideline, we recommend mentors and mentees to meet at least 4 times a year, which can be in the form of face-to-face discussions, tea/lunch appointments, office visits, jointly participating in some events, etc.
If unable to meet face-to-face, zoom meetings, text messages, email exchanges, phone chats or a combination of the above can also be used to stay connected during the mentorship period.