Mentoring Skills Workshops

The Mentoring Skills workshops are designed to enhance participants effectiveness in mentoring students. Designed as a three-part series, each session introduces new content while building on the previous session's learnings to support participants' development as mentors.

Mentoring Skills Workshop Series:

Session One: Introduction to Mentoring and Giving Feedback
Learning Objectives: Be aware of the characteristics of a good mentor; know the responsibilities of a mentor; know the responsibilities of a mentee; understand the principles of giving feedback; be able to apply a model of feedback in a mentoring relationship.

Session Two: Mentoring Across Generations and Giving Challenging Feedback
Learning Objectives: Describe the mentoring relationship continuum; mentor effectively across generational difference; adjust your feedback to different communication styles; give effective feedback in challenging situations.

Session Three: Understanding and Mitigating Implicit Bias in Mentoring
Presented by the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, this session will focus on understanding and recognizing implicit bias, as well as understanding tools and strategies for mitigating implicit bias in the mentoring relationship.

Fall Quarter Series

Tuesdays, September 10th, 17th and 24th


LKSC 208

Winter Quarter Series

Tuesdays 14th and 21st


LKSC 208

Spring Quarter Series - Postponed

Postponed Until Further Notice


LKSC 208

Workshop Facilitators

Lars Osterberg, MD, MPH

Faculty Co-Director, Teaching and Mentoring Academy

Christine Schirmer, EdD

Administrative Director, Teaching and Mentoring Academy