• Set up the initial meeting with your mentor for 30 minutes


  • The objectives of the meeting are to set up the common goals through the mentor-mentee relationship; to determine the frequency of the scheduled meetings and mode of the meeting (in person, skype, e-mail, tel).




  • Typically, at least q 2 months check-in is recommended. 


  • Semiannual meeting in-person with your mentor to review your performance, projects, and other professional and personal issues is strongly recommended. 



  • At the end of the calendar year, set up the in-person meeting of performance review with your mentor.

  • The program is completed annually. If you and your mentor agree to continue the program, let the mentor know and continue the activity cycle. 

 If you have any issues,send an e-mail to T.Sakai 



Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA

Vice-Chair for Professional Development,

Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine,


MUH 469.4, 200 Lothrop Street

Pittsburgh, PA, USA


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