Building Connections to Enhance Professional and Personal Development in GI
A mentorship partnership is powerful, influencing the professional and personal development of individuals. The ASGE Mentorship Program is designed to cultivate relationships between fellows or early career physicians and experienced gastroenterologists with various perspectives in practice settings, geographic location and demographic characteristics.
Exposing mentees to mentors outside of their institution allows them to explore additional areas of interest not traditionally addressed in their training program as well as develop an understanding of how to navigate personal and professional issues that may impact the trajectory of their career.
Who Can Participate?
US-based fellows entering their second, third or fourth year of their GI fellowship or
Early career physicians in their first five years of practice.
Applying to the Program
Fellows and early career physicians requesting a mentor should complete the ASGE Mentee Application Form
on or before April 30. Fellows applying to the program must be members in good standing and must maintain an active membership throughout the program.
Mentees/Mentors will be advised of their matches no later than July 15.
How are Mentees/Mentors Paired
Mentors and mentees will be matched based on goals for entering the program and areas of interest as indicated on the application form. Additional match preferences indicated will be also be taken into consideration.
View current Mentors and Mentees
Areas of Interest
- Clinical Care
- Learning about Private Practice
- Practice Management or Leadership/Hospital Operations
The program is a two-year commitment. Mentors and mentees are encouraged to meet virtually or in-person at minimum two times per year. Both parties will be required to complete surveys at regular six-month intervals throughout the program duration.
Please contact Bina Mesheimer, Manager of Membership, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630.570.5671.