Document Type: Letter to Editor

Authors

1 Health Policy Research Center, Institute of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran;

2 Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

Abstract

Mentoring involves two-way communication, learning and progress. Students participating in this process receive guidance from senior students and professors on how to deal with challenges more effectively and yield suitable methods as to progress. Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) is one of the leading universities in the field of Mentoring. The main objectives of the Mentoring program include: providing educational and emotional support for mentees. Considering the successes of the Mentoring program in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences over the past three years, we have decided to account of some of the activities carried out by Mentoring teams of this university briefly and share this experience with the other Medical schools, through this short report.

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