The Mentorship Programme has been created as a means of enhancing scientific exchange and personal developmental relationships in which a more experienced and knowledgeable hepatologist will guide a young investigator through a crucial stage of their career path.
The Mentorship entails informal face-to-face communication during a sustained period of time, between the mentor (who is perceived to have greater relevant knowledge in the field of hepatology) and the mentee (who is perceived to have less experience). The programme is not simply about answering ad hoc questions or providing occasional help: it is about establishing an ongoing relationship (continuous learning, dialogue, and challenge).
Mentoring is a process that involves communication and is relationship based, it is a process enabling the informal transmission of knowledge and a means of support for the mentee that is relevant to work, career, and professional development.
Application for the Mentorship Programme is closed
Rules & conditions:
|As of November 2012, EASL is offering 2 mentorship programmes per year.
|The mentor/mentee relationship is to be based around a specific objective (e.g. launching a research project, acquiring new clinical skills or getting some data into publication...)|
EASL will pay for 1 visit up to two weeks (flight & university / 3* accommodation) for the mentee to visit the mentor. EASL will also pay for the mentor and mentee to attend the International Liver Congress in April (flight, accommodation & registration) where they can meet and present their collaboration to EASL delegates. (Other meetings can be arranged as required but at the mentor's and mentee's own expense).
Duration of each programme: 12 months - no renewal is possible. The Mentorship is to begin by January 1st, 2013.
2 prominent EASL members have volunteered and been deemed as mentors by the EASL Governing Board for 2012/2013:
Prof. Jaime Bosch
Expert in Portal Hypertension
Prof. Massimo Colombo
Expert in HCC
All registered EASL members under the age of 35 and/or still in training can apply.
Mentees will be entitled to collaborate with one of the above stated mentors depending on their specialty area and field of interest. Only 1 mentor per mentee and vice versa.
Deadline for application to the Mentorship Programme: 30 November 2012
Application form available below.
Conditions for Mentees:
How to apply:
Please complete the application form below with:
E-mail the completed application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
All requested documents should be sent as attachments to:
Faxed applications will not be accepted.
If you have any questions or problems with the application process please contact the EASL Office email@example.com