Mentorship Program

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The Mentorship Program is an exciting new endeavor. This will allow physicians to share new ideas and aspirations, connect with colleagues at a meeting and build a lifelong bond. Click on the Mentorship Brochure to learn more about the program.

Become a Mentor or Mentee and we will match you with someone of like interests in medicine and life.

The District VI Mentorship Program provides the opportunity to develop important, potentially long lasting and career changing relationships with interested mentors and mentees. The next step is yours.

These slides can be utilized to highlight the benefits of the ACOG Mentorship Program when speaking with colleagues or presenting to a group.

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CONFERENCE CALL ETIQUETTE

Have you been on a call like this one? Brush up on your conference call etiquette for more productive conversations using the quick tips below. Remember, good communication is key to both business and personal relationships.

  1. Arrive on time so that you don’t interrupt the call

  2. Mute your phone when you aren’t speaking to reduce background noise

  3. Introduce yourself briefly at the start of the call, and state your name each time you speak

For more etiquette tips, click here.

 

10/10/10 DECISION MAKING

Are you in the process of making a big decision? One strategy to help determine what to do is the 10/10/10 rule. Consider the effect your decision will have in 10 days, 10 months, and 10 years. It’s a great way to make sure your career and life are heading in the direction you want. If you’ve been matched, reach out to your mentor/mentee to discuss short and long term plans.

 

Learn more about The 10/10/10 Rule For Tough Decisions:

It’s easy to lose perspective when we’re facing a thorny dilemma—which is why you need to employ the 10/10/10 rule.

 

BEING A GOOD MENTEE

Mentoring is a two way street.  As a mentee, it’s important to take proactive steps to make sure the relationship flourishes.  Check out the Top 10 Tips for Being a Good Mentee, and get the most out of mentoring!

 

EVERYDAY HABITS

Is your thinking in a rut?  Having a mentor can help you learn new approaches instead of falling back on routine.  Take a look at the Backwards Bicycle video from SmarterEveryDay, and discuss some processes you might want to relearn with your mentor/mentee.

 

Contact:

District & Section Activities
DistrictOffice@acog.org

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