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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2013 ) > List of Articles

REVIEW ARTICLE

How to Choose a Mentor?

Parul Ichhpujani

Keywords : Mentor, Glaucoma, Career, Ophthalmology

Citation Information : Ichhpujani P. How to Choose a Mentor?. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2013; 7 (3):128-129.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1150

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Mentorship programs have been found to be of great use in all career fields, especially medicine. Given that the practice of medicine is best learnt by a hands-on training, a mentorship program can prove invaluable for the young clinician scientist. A structured super-speciality training program can help in both, acquisition of clinical and research skills, as well as career growth.


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