Shifting From Mentorship to Sponsorship-A Game Changer!
J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Apr;16(4 Pt A):498-500. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.10.004. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Deitte LA1, McGinty GB2, Canon CL3, Omary RA4, Johnson PT5, Slanetz PJ6.
Many institutions have established departmental mentorship programs for both trainees and early career faculty. Although these advisors can provide guidance, literature suggests that having a mentor or multiple mentors does not guarantee career advancement. Sponsors actively advocate for individuals who may otherwise be overlooked.