Mentoring Task Force
The mission of the Mentoring task force is to facilitate the development of mentoring relationships among rehabilitation professionals at varying stages in their career development through research, educational, and clinical collaborative opportunities.
Research Mentoring Program:
- BI-ISIG, M-ISIG, NDNG, HSRNG, SCI-ISIG
Leadership Mentoring Program: 26 participants (13 pairs) representing 5 countries (USA, Canada, Japan, Cyprus, and Australia)
- Two webinars were held:
- Find your strength, use your strength, be a Leader!”
- Leadership styles: identifying and using yours effectively
Recognition of Leadership Mentoring Program mentors and mentees before the first plenary!
Reception for mentors and mentees of Research and Leadership Mentoring Programs.
RECENT & CURRENT PROJECTS
- Elected chair-elect, Tolu Oyesanya, PhD. Congratulations Tolu!
- Early Career Development Course 2018: Mentoring Lunch
- Quarterly e-Newsletter: Ask the Mentor Column
- Requesting questions from mentees/Early Career individuals
- Task force recruits 1-2 ACRM members per e-Newsletter to answer the question
- Initializing the ACRM Mentoring Program with a pilot program with the Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group
- Matched 3 mentors/mentees
- In 2019:
- Expand the program to additional group(s)
- Continue to receive feedback and modify the program as necessary
If you are interested in participating please contact Tolu Oyesanya.
TASK FORCE CHAIR
Tolu Oyesanya, PhD, RN
Duke University, School of Nursing
2018 – 2019: Megan Mitchell, PhD
2017 – 2018: Brooks C. Wingo, PhD