Online Teaching and Mentoring Resources

Academies Collaborative

The Academies Collaborative fosters and champions teaching academies and similar organizations to develop and recognize educators’ excellence in the health professions. The Academies Collaborative strives to become a national community of academies that drives institutional commitment to educators and excellence in teaching in the health professions. The Academies Collaborative meets each fall in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges.


Entering Mentoring: A Seminar to Train a New Generation of Scientists

Entering Mentoring was developed by the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching, supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors Program to train a new generation of scientists. This 152-page online book for new mentors in lab settings is one of the most comprehensive and essential readings for new faculty. 


Health Education Assets Library

The Health Education Assets Library is a collection of digital materials for health sciences education.


MedEdPortal, Association of American Medical Colleges

MedEdPortal is a digital library hosted by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The portal offers a repository for medical and oral health teaching materials, assessment tools, and faculty development resources.


Medical School Based Mentoring Programs, Association of American Medical Colleges

The mentoring programs described in the Medical School Based Mentoring Programs catalog are a result of solicitations for information on medical school-based career and leadership development programs. The descriptions for mentoring programs are to assist other medical schools in developing similar programs for faculty.


Mentoring and Training Sourcebook, National Institutes of Health

This webpage provides guidelines and resources for effective mentoring in the Intramural Research Program offered by the National Institutes of Health.


Mentoring Manual, Institute for Broadening Participation Pathways to Science

The Institute for Broadening Participation online-based Mentoring Manual provides an overview of the mentor's responsibilities and further guidance on a variety of topics that come into play in the faculty-student relationship. Topics include how faculty may provide advice or counsel on personal issues, prepare for unexpected situations, talk about gender or race with their mentees, calibrate to meet mentee needs and balance challenge with support, and maintaining a long-term relationship with the mentee.


The Clinician-Educator's Handbook

The Clinician-Educator's Handbook addresses a wide variety of issues of clinical education and looks at many different settings in which clinical teaching takes place. The ultimate goal of clinical teaching is to improve patient care, and this handbook is designed to help the clinician-educator do the best possible job of teaching.