Mentor a Student

Nutritional sciences mentorship programMentoring is a great opportunity to give back to the Temerty Faculty of Medicine student community.

By sharing your experiences, insights and advice, you will impact the student experience in a meaningful way. Students always value the opportunity to learn from our alumni and appreciate your time to help.

To apply to be a mentor for one of the below programs, please complete the online application.

For helpful tips on enhancing your mentee/mentor relationship, explore these mentorship resources.

MD Alumni Mentorship Program

Alumni mentors must be graduates of the MD program. Connect one-on-one with an MD student. This program runs in the fall, from September to December.

Mentor Application – MD

Mentee Application – MD

MD/PhD Longitudinal Mentorship Program

Alumni mentors must be graduates from the MD/PhD program. Connect with a MD/PhD student and share your professional insights and advice. This program spans the academic year (September to May).

Mentor Application – MD/PhD 

Mentee Application – MD/PhD 

Department of Nutritional Sciences (DNS)

Nutritional Sciences alumni are encouraged to mentor DNS students through the DNS Mentorship Program. Student mentee matching occurs in the fall and the program runs during the academic year. Express your interest in mentoring today by emailing the DNS Mentorship Coordinator, Eric Poon, at, or apply directly using the Mentor Interest FormThe students look forward to meeting you.

Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) Mentorship Program

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) has launched a program where graduate students seek out alumni to mentor them in a variety of ways for professional, personal and academic development. Opportunities range from a year-long mentoring relationship to one-off presentation coaching. Alumni mentors must be a graduate of an LMP program. To learn more visit our mentoring information page.

Longitudinal Academic Mentorship Program (LAMP)

The Longitudinal Academic Mentorship Program (LAMP) is coordinated by and for U of T medical students. This initiative is designed to connect a group of medical trainees with a resident and physician mentor to facilitate peer-to-peer and physician-to-trainee mentorship. LAMP Launches in September 2022, with mentorship groups that will meet 2-3 times a term through self-organized socials in an informal setting. These meetings will be planned by each group themselves and may be online or in-person if public health guidelines permit. For more information, please review the application form and program guide and contact with any questions.

Mentor Application – LAMP

Life Sciences Career Development Society Mentorship Program

A student-led mentorship program organized by the Life Sciences Career Development Society. Alumni mentors must be a graduate of a Temerty Faculty of Medicine Life Sciences program. The program runs in the winter, from January to April.

Mentor Application – LSCDS 

Find out more about how you can be a mentee – LSCDS

The Department of Physical Therapy Mentorship Program is dedicated to connecting final year students and graduates of the program through instructive and meaningful activities.

Mentor Application – PT

Mentee Application – PT