Mentor a Student
Mentoring 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.
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 email@example.com, or apply directly using the Mentor Interest Form. The 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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.