Faculty Mentoring & Career Development

Resources & Links


MUSC MyQuest: Mentoring
Basic mentoring concepts.

MUSC MyQuest: Overview of Research at MUSC
A broad overview of mentoring at MUSC.

MUSC MyQuest: TED Talk – How to Get a Mentor
Mentoring and career expert, Professor Ellen Ensher, Ph.D., discusses tips on how to get a mentor during a TEDx talk at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA.

University of Minnesota Mentor Training
Online learning modules created by the University of Minnesota CTSI and its partners. Free to external users who create a guest account. 


MUSC College of Medicine Faculty Affairs & Development
Provides information and resources on faculty development programs and services, including mentoring and COM department mentoring plans.

UCSF Faculty Mentoring Resources
Checklists, tips, forms, and articles related to faculty mentoring. 

EDUCAUSE - Phases of Relationships
Information about mentoring styles, plans, and phases of relationships for both the mentor and mentee. 

Bridges to Independence: Fostering the Independence of New Investigators in Biomedical Research
A report focusing on the transition to independence for postdoctoral researchers and early career faculty.

An Institution-Wide Faculty Mentoring Program at an Academic Health Center with 6-Year Prospective Outcome Data
A manuscript about the use of a faculty mentoring program to improve faculty satisfaction.

Research Support


K to R Club
K awardees and junior faculty meet with mentors and senior faculty once a month to review an extramural grant application from a fellow scholar. For more information or to sign up to present, contact Denise Helton.  

Palmetto Profiles
Palmetto Profiles allows for new ways to network and collaborate between researchers, including mentors and mentees.

The SCTR SUCCESS Center provides free consultation, individualized training, and mentoring to investigators and trainees, regardless of funding source.


Mentorship Training Symposium

SCTR sponsors the Annual Mentorship Training Symposium, a forum for mentors and mentees to engage with peers and experts on different aspects of mentoring and career development. Attendees hear from thought leaders and faculty experts on best practices, tips for mentoring success, and examples of mentorship ingenuity.

Tools for Mentors & Mentees Series

For information on these past events, contact Denise Helton or Diana Lee-Chavarria.