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WiHMS Webinar: “The Odyssey of Mentorship”: A paradigm shift

January 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm MST

Women in Health, Medicine, & Science are pleased to host Leslie Halpern, DDS, MD, Ph.D., MPH, FACS, FICD, and Professor for Section Head, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Utah School of Dentistry. She will be joined by R. Wyatt Hume, DDS, Ph.D., Dean, and Professor for Oral Biology at the University of Utah School of Dentistry.


  • To understand the definition of a mentor-mentee relationship
  • Develop an increased understanding of an effective mentor-mentee relationship
  • To apply a mentorship model that fits the needs of gender, diversity, and professional growth


  • Describe the role of mentors in developing faculty promotion, professional growth, and career satisfaction
  • Describe current research on mentorship strategies across the disciplines of health, medicine, and surgery
  • Apply a set of skills on effective approaches to level the field of gender, diversity, and inclusivity in the mentor-mentee relationship


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