Mentoring among Pakistani postgraduate resident doctors

Ali Sibtain Farooq Sheikh, Saman Ali Sheikh, Minh Huy Huynh, Mona Mohamed

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Abstract

Background Mentorship is the key to career success, improving job quality and productivity; however, several barriers are prevalent in many academic institutions. Low/middle-income countries are particularly facing difficulty dealing with poor and often non-existing mentoring. Purpose To gauge the quality of mentorship at King Edward Medical University and discover factors responsible for satisfaction or dissatisfaction of mentors and mentees. Methods This was an institution-based cross-sectional study using web-based questionnaires: one for mentors and another one for mentees. The authors analysed the collected data using the R statistical package (V.2.15.1). The authors used Fisher's exact test to assess associations between the satisfactions of mentees and mentors and various factors such as having defined goals or the hours spent towards mentoring. p Values

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Jun 24 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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