National Mentoring Month

Be a mentor.

Find a mentor.

January is National Mentoring Month!  Every student and postdoc could benefit from having a mentor in their circle of support, so we're celebrating with opportunities for UCSF trainees to learn the skills to build their own professional community.  Let January be your time to reflect and connect with our help!

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New events for National Mentorship Month 2025 will be listed here. In the meantime you can review these past 2024 events.

Join us for MentorQuest 2024 and imagine a world where you, intrepid UCSF student or postdoc, know all the skillful secrets to finding, and being, an amazing mentor.

2024 Mentoring Month Events

Key Mentoring Resources

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Important Mentoring Month Dates to Remember and Celebrate

January 9 - I am a Mentor Day

January 15 - Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service

January 17 - International Mentoring Day

January 25 - Thank your Mentor Day

Celebrate Mentoring Month by downloading the Mentoring Month Zoom background

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Upcoming Events


OCPD Office Hours (for Graduate Students and Postdocs)

Date: April 15, 2024
Time: 4 - 5 p.m.

OCPD Office Hours (for Graduate Students and Postdocs)

Date: April 23, 2024
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.

Assess Yourself: How inclusive are you at work/in the lab?

Date: April 30, 2024
Time: 12 - 2 p.m.