How to be an Effective Fellow
Are you a good fellow? Are you putting forth your effort effectively? The first step in being an effective fellow is self-reflection. Understanding your own strengths and weakness will help you more effectively communicate your goals to your mentor. Georgia CTSA TEAMS fellows are encouraged to complete the Mentee Self-Assessment Worksheet designed by Washington State University and use the insight gained to leverage your mentor’s skills and expertise.
Additional mentee self-reflection tools are listed below:
After you have engaged in self-reflection, it is important to know what will be expected of you from your mentor. Please read through the Common Expectations for Mentees document developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.
Additional articles on how to be an effective fellow are listed below:
Tools developed by:
University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Insala Talent Development
Harvard Business Review