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Mentoring Resources

PDF Guides

Mentoring Practices

Recommended Advising/Mentoring and Coaching Practices (PDF). Created by David Kern, MD and Janet Serwint MD with input from members of the Committee on Advising, Mentoring and Coaching, The Academy at Johns Hopkins.

Developing Mentor-Mentee Relationships

Tips for Finding Mentors/Coaches and Developing Effective Relationships (PDF). Created by David Kern, MD and Janet Serwint MD with input from members of the Committee on Advising, Mentoring and Coaching, the Academy at Johns Hopkins. It is not an exhaustive resource, but intended as a practical guide for use by Johns Hopkins faculty and trainees.

Practices for Mentees/Coachees

Recommended Practices for Mentees/Coachees (PDF). Created by David Kern, MD and Janet Serwint MD with input from members of the Committee on Advising, Mentoring and Coaching, the Academy at Johns Hopkins.


Coaching: Definition and Best Practices (PDF). Created by David Kern, MD and Janet Serwint, MD with input from members of the Academy Committee on Advising, Mentoring and Coaching.

Powerful Coaching Questions

Powerful Coaching Questions (PDF). From Hicks, R.F.(2014). Coaching as a leadership style: The art and science of coaching conversations for healthcare. New York, NY: Routledge.

Video Presentations and Guides


Dr. King’s Health Equity Legacy

April 8, 2021
‘Dr. King’s Health Equity Legacy – Addressing Systemic Racism in Academic Healthcare’ presented by Sherita Hill Golden, M.D., M.H.S. The presentation begins at the 32 minute mark.


Mentoring Across Differences

February 11, 2021
Learn from panelists Drs. Sherita Golden, Fabian Johnston, Rachel Levine, Marquita Genies and Angela Orozco.


Mentoring Across Differences Part 2

April 28, 2022
Learn from panelists Drs. Michael Banks, Christopher Golden, and Angela Orozco.


Increasing Mentoring Effectiveness

January 14, 2021
'Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Mentoring Relationships’ presented by Jennifer Haythornthwaite, PhD, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Member of the Office of Faculty Development.


Professionalism Coaching Training

June 30, 2020
'Creating a Respectful Learning Environment: Professionalism Coach Training Seminar’ presented by Rebecca Smith-Coggins, M.D., Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Dean for medical Student Life Advising at the Stanford University School of Medicine.


Promotion Tracks Info Session

December 10, 2020
An informational session on the different promotion tracks in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health with special emphasis on traditional and non-traditional promotion tracks. Including a short presentation and panel discussion with Drs. Cindy Rand, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty in the School of Medicine, Mona Shattell, Associate Dean for Faculty in the School of Nursing, and Keshia Pollack-Porter, Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Professionalism Coaching

December 8, 2022
Dr. Maria Oliva-Hemker, School of Medicine Vice Dean for Faculty, shares her thoughts on professionalism issues within the SOM and ideas of how Academy members may serve as professionalism coaches. 

Johns Hopkins Resources for Retirement Planning

Retirement Guide for JHU Faculty and Senior Staff

The Benefits Service Center has developed a guide called What Happens When…Retirement that includes information on retirement eligibility, checklists of items to complete, health insurance plans and other benefits for university retirees.

School of Medicine Senior Faculty Retirement Resources

The School of Medicine Office of Faculty has developed a robust website for retirement resources geared specifically towards School of Medicine Faculty.

Work, Life and Engagement

The Office of Work, Life and Engagement dedicates significant efforts to resources for Hopkins retirees. Faculty and staff can find resources for retirement planning as well as benefits available to current retirees at this link:

The Prospective Retiree tab contains a list of important planning resources including information on our day-long Pre-Retirement Programs and the Retire Right workshop and other retirement guides.

The Current Retiree tab contains a list of privileges and programs available to Hopkins retirees.

Anyone who has retirement-related questions should call the Benefits Service Center at 410-516-2000 or email Our Retirement Specialist can answer your questions about the many Hopkins-related benefits. Our Lifespan Services Consultant can provide information for general retirement-planning and support during your transition into retirement.


Resources Available to JHU Retirees

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