Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 14–27 | Cite as

Skills for Mentors and Protégés Applicable to Psychiatry

  • Paul Rodenhauser
  • John R. Rudisill
  • Ramona Dvorak
Special Article


The authors address the elements and dynamics involved in the life cycle of mentoring relationships applicable to psychiatry, including a proposed model for explicating the developmental stages experienced by participants in the process. They provide a review of the mentoring literature for use in psychiatric education, research, and practice and offer various perspectives, describing skills for mentors, skills for protégés, the dynamics of the mentoring relationship, benefits and barriers, and issues related to gender, race, and culture.


Medical Student Academic Psychiatry Racial Identity Mentor Relationship Junior Faculty 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Rodenhauser
    • 1
    • 2
  • John R. Rudisill
    • 3
  • Ramona Dvorak
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Academic and Counseling ServicesTulane University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Health Systems Management and International HealthTulane University School of Public Health and Tropical MedicineNew OrleansUSA
  3. 3.Division of Applied Psychology, Department of Family MedicineWright State University School of MedicineDaytonUSA
  4. 4.Department of PsychiatryMount Auburn HospitalCambridgeUSA
  5. 5.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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