InstitutionMentoring ProgramDescriptionContact
Austin HealthPre-vocational program 1:1Training provided to interested pre-vocational junior medical staff to match with interns for informal mentoring. Focus on professional issues mentoring. Training offered to mentors.[email protected]
Florey InstituteFlorey Mentoring Program[email protected]
Equality in ScienceFocused on opportunities for women
Murdoch Children’s Research InstituteMentoring and coaching 1:1Program runs for a year with matched pairs
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Leading for ImpactExtension of model, above. Small discrete groups together with team leader[email protected]du.au
Clinical Research Incubator(In development). Department-based with a flexible structure[email protected]
Fellows ProgramClinician Scientist Fellowship Scheme (funded): 4-6 new participants per year. Link to Incubator program.[email protected]
Olivia Newton John Cancer Research InstitutePhD student mentorshipNew PhD students paired with a senior post-doc mentor in area separate to their work group – the mentor becomes a champion for the PhD student. Non-clinician PhD students also matched with a clinician to add context to research focus. The program is open to Scientist PhDs and to Clinician PhDs at ONJCRI. Most are enrolled through La Trobe University School of Cancer Medicine with a few through The University of Melbourne Dept of Medicine[email protected]
Post-doc networkSelf-managed post-doc group[email protected]
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentreJunior (PhD)/senior post-doc mentor programPhD student selects their own mentor or choose from a circulated bio list, meetings are self-organised. Mentor is external to the lab’s immediate research group and independent of the project and supervisory team. Mentor must not be in a position to be pressured by the supervisors in case of involvement in any conflict resolution. Mentor attends all progress review meetings[email protected]
PhD student networkNewsletter, activities, student retreat[email protected]
Peer mentoring program (post-docs)Hive Mind peer mentoring program, monthly sessions focused on career development[email protected]
Professional development program (primary focus is post-docs)Pilot completed. Various activities including alumni coffee and conversation, postdoc to PI intensive 6 month program for top post-docs on the academic pathway. Based on the Frances Crick Institute (London) model[email protected]
PMac mentoring programHospital-wide mentoring program open to all staff and students[email protected]
Royal Melbourne HospitalYou & Me mentoring program 1:1Informal program – interns matched with PGY2 or above for support/guidance
St Vincent’s InstituteMentoring program 1:1Program started in 2020 – mentors/mentees undertake training and followed by facilitated pairingAnne Johnstone
The University of MelbourneThe University of Melbourne alumni-student mentoring programsA range of programs from across various study areasVarious – refer to website
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) Mentoring ProgramThe program connects final year students of selected MDHS courses, with an experienced graduate of their chosen study area.[email protected]
Melbourne Medical School – Department of SurgeryIdentifies and fosters young surgeons who are considering a career in academic surgery. Each mentoring cycle lasts for one year and matches a younger surgeon with a suitable mentor[email protected]
WEHIUndergraduate mentoring programGroup mentoring / networking sessions for undergraduates working at WEHI to encourage contact with wider group of WEHI researchers. Sessions are organised and hosted by PhD student volunteers (Education interns)[email protected]
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Honours mentoring programGroup mentoring session 3-6 honours students are paired with a PhD student mentor. Pairing of mentors and mentees and hosting of sessions is organised by PhD student volunteers (Education interns)[email protected]
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PhD peer-to-peer mentoring programAll incoming PhD and graduate research students are invited to the program. It consists of groups of 3 students: 2 first year PhD or grad research students and a later stage PhD student. Pairing of mentors and mentees and hosting of sessions is organised by PhD student volunteers (Education interns)[email protected]
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Student-Post-doc mentoring program30-minute Q&A sessions provide an opportunity to chat to a WEHI postdoctoral fellow about their career and mentoring relationships. These sessions are open to all WEHI PhD students. [email protected]
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Postdoctoral mentoring programMentors will be located internally e.g., laboratory heads or externally including industry mentors. This is a 1:1 mentor: mentee pairing, the mentee is responsible for organising sessions with their mentor.[email protected]
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Clinician PhD/MPhil mentoring programNew clinician PhD pr MPhil students are paired with a more senior clinician PhD student or clinician postdoctoral fellow. This is a 1:1 mentor: mentee pairing, the mentee is responsible for organising sessions with their mentor. This is a clinician only mentoring scheme.[email protected]
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Clinician mentoring programAll clinicians at WEHI (e.g., MD students working at WEHI or postdoctoral clinicians) can be paired 1:1 with a more senior clinician if requested. The mentee is responsible for organising sessions with their mentor. This is a clinician only mentoring scheme.[email protected]
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Clinician-student peer support programGroup sessions for all clinician students to share experiences and advice. A more senior clinician (Lab head, or Division head) is present for Q&A and providing career advice. This is a clinician only peer support program.[email protected]
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