General Mentoring Resources:
Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. 2nd ed. Research Triangle Park, NC, and Chevy Chase, MD: Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Howard Hughes Medical Institute; 2004.
Get the book online.
Bickel J. Career development as a long-distance hike. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;24(1):118-119,120,121.
Lee A, Dennis C, Campbell P. Nature's guide for mentors. Nature. 2007;447(7146):791-797.
Ramani S, Gruppen L, Krajic Kachur E. Twelve tips for developing effective mentors. Med Teach. 2006;28(5):404-408.
Zerzan JT, Hess R, Schur E, Phillips RS, Rigotti N. Making the most of mentors: A guide for mentees. Academic Medicine. 2009;84(1):140-144.
National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine. Adviser, teacher, role model, friend: On being a mentor to students in science and engineering. National Academies Press. 1997.
Order the book or read the book online.
Getting more done through others: The basics of delegation by Susan R. Johnson. Download pdf
Susan R. Johnson's recommended resource list for academic productivity, writing, organization and time management. View the list
Resources for Communication
Stone D, Patton B, Heen S. Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most. 1999, Penguin.
Patterson K, Grenny J, McMillan R, Switzler A. Crucial Conversation: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High. 2002, McGraw-Hill.
Rabatin, J, et al. A year of mentoring in academic medicine. J Gen Intern Med, 2004;19:569-573
Collaboration and Team Science (NIH Ombudsman)
An excellent resource for team research provides practical tools for download such as an Agreement Template and a Team Science Field Guide. This web site includes topics that range from preparing yourself for team science and forming a research team to strategies to overcome challenges.
Resources for Mentoring across Differences
Bickel J. Faculty Resilience and Career Development: Strategies for Strengthening Academic Medicine In Faculty Health in Academic Medicine, Goodrich T.J. et al. (eds), Humana Press, 2008: 83-92
Bickel J. When "You're not the boss of me": Mentoring Across generational differences. In Mentoring: Program Development, Keel M. (ed), Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2009: 143-152. (ISBN 978-1-60692-287-3)
Bickel J. The work that remains at the intersection of gender and career development. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;88:683-6.
Lewellen-Williams, C. et al. The POD: A new model for mentoring underrepresented minority faculty. Acad Med. 2006; 81-275-279.
Hansman, C. Diversity and power in mentoring relationships In Critical Perspectives on mentoring: Trends and issues. Information Series. Center on Education and Training Employment , Center Publications. 2002:39-48
Thomas, D. "The Truth About Mentoring Minorities: Race Matters." Harvard Business Review 79, no. 4 (April 2001): 98-112.