Department of Surgery Mentoring Committee

Mission Statement
The Mission of the Mentoring Committee is “to provide a structure for formal mentoring of junior faculty in order to foster academic success.”

Background
The value of mentorship in academic medicine is increasingly being recognized as vital to the success of its faculty. Multiple studies demonstrate improvements in a number of parameters including career goal setting, understanding of paths to promotion, junior faculty retention, achievement of local, regional, or national leadership positions as part of broad professional activities, enhancement of junior faculty grant productivity, and overall faculty career success. A recent survey of chairs provides a glimpse of mentorship programs in departments of surgery in the US, with an accompanying commentary stressing the importance of career development for surgical faculty. Given the increasingly complex nature of MCW with two new regional campuses, new schools, and multiple promotion tracks, it is more imperative than ever that faculty are provided a mentoring and professional development infrastructure to succeed. Since an institutionally-based mentoring program for all faculty is not yet available, the Department of Surgery has instituted its own Mentoring Committee focused initially on the academic success of junior faculty.

Components of Mentoring - Three Pillars (short- and long-term goals) (PDF)

Academic Achievement Pillar WIN Mnemonic

W: What are my 3- and 5-year goals?

I: Importance of my CV
Abstracts, Presentations, and Manuscripts
Educator Portfolio (if applicable)

N: National/Regional Societies
To join and/or attain a leadership role

Meetings

Date Time Faculty Location
9/28/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m. Dr. Alizadegan FWC Conf Room 3509
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  Past Committee Meetings
Date Time Faculty Location
8/23/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Siddiqui
Dr. Eriksen
FWC Conf Room 3509
7/12/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. T. Pearson
Dr. Price
FWC Conf Room 3509
6/28/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Wohlauer
 
FWC Conf Room 3509
6/7/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Higgins
Dr. Patten
Cancer Center
Conf Room L-C1107
5/10/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Peschman
 
FWC Conf Room 3509
4/6/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Clarke
Dr. Davis
FWC Conf Room 3509
3/22/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Sakpal
Dr. Mogal
Cancer Center
Conf Room K-C1105
2/22/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Ridolfi
Dr. Malinowski
Cancer Center
Conf Room N-C3105
1/26/2017 3:30-4:15 p.m. Dr. Carver Cancer Center
Conf Room L-C1107
12/14/2016 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Peterson
Dr. Kindel
Cancer Center
Conf Room L-C1107
11/9/2016 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Shah-Khan
 
Cancer Center
Conf Room L-C1107
10/27/2016 3:30-4:15 p.m.
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Dr. Dodgion
Dr. Zanowski
Cancer Center
Conf Room L-C1107
10/12/2016 3:30-4:15 p.m. Dr. Carr FWC Conf Room 3509

Contact Us

Marilyn Zarka
(414) 955-1834
mzarka@mcw.edu
 

Members of the Committee

Douglas Evans, MD
Kellie Brown, MD
Terri deRoon-Cassini, PhD
David Gourlay, MD
Brian Lewis, MD
Gwen Lomberk, PhD
Mary Otterson, MD, MS
Philip Redlich, MD, PhD
Ryan Spellecy, PhD
Tracy Wang, MD, MPH
Travis Webb, MD, MHPE
Michael Zimmerman, MD

Meeting Minutes (MCW Box.com login)

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