Mentoring in higher education
Shiria Banu, Fatema Zehra Juma, Tamkin Abas
Manchester Medical School, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
We read the paper by Al Qahtani1 with great interest and agree that mentoring is an important educational tool. As medical students from the University of Manchester who have been exposed to various mentoring schemes, we have experienced some of the benefits mentioned in this article. We found that the mentoring schemes provided us with a valuable support system, enhanced our professional and social development, and opened doors for networking. We have primarily been involved in two different types of mentoring schemes and feel that each has its own benefits.
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