Mentor’s Corner

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Mentoring for the Department of Family & Community Medicine is about allowing our faculty to hone their leadership, decision-making and critical thinking skills. Mentors Corner is about highlighting our faculty, their interests, expertise and desire to authentically connect with others!   Mentoring is a gift of one’s perspective, time and depth of experience. Galke & Swayer (2020) acknowledge that “mentoring is about more than giving advice… [mentoring] encompasses motivation and empowerment that stems from truly understanding the mentee.”

Galke, C.L. & Swayer, J.W. (2020). Mentoring in family medicine education.

Jessica Blower, MD, FAAFP

Mentor of the Month - June 2022

Interested in Mentoring:  I am interested in mentoring students of all levels, residents, and faculty.

Areas of interest and experience for collaboration:  My professional interests include contraception and other women’s health topics, preventive medicine, health IT, value-based care, and practice management.  My personal interests include exercise, yoga, mindfulness, cooking, work life balance, and travel.

Current Projects:  I am currently part of a larger project focusing on lung cancer screening.

Anything else you would like future mentees to consider?   “A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” — Bob Proctor

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Please contact us for additional questions or if you are interested in becoming a mentor.