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 

The DFCM values the contributions of our alumni to its year-round mentorship program, and has provided resources to help guide you on your mentoring journey. Thank you in advance for sharing your expertise with the next generation of family doctors.

The IMS Career Mentorship Program (CMP) matches upper year doctoral students with an alumni or faculty mentor in their desired career or field. Mentors provide one-on-one support and guidance for students in their professional development and career goals. The program runs from November to April, with an application deadline in October.

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.

A student-led mentorship program organized by the Life Sciences Career Development Syndicate. 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.

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 alumni physicians (including residents) to facilitate peer-to-peer and physician-to-trainee mentorship. LAMP Launches in September, 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.

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 Alumni Association at, or apply directly through the form. The students look forward to meeting you.

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