ILAE Mentoring Program: Overview
|Open to researchers, clinicians, and any other professionals in epileptology (e.g., nurses, dietitians), around the globe, at all career stages
|Peer-to-peer mentoring, leadership mentoring
|Everyone can apply irrespective of age, gender, geographical region. In person attendence during the kick-off meeting is mandatory.
|How to apply?
|Use the online forms to indicate your interest to be a mentor or mentee anytime. Alternatively, tick the box during your ILAE congress abstract submission.
|Up to 25 mentor/mentee pairs per round
|Key motivation for mentees
|Achieve personal growth (knowledge gain, skills training, working attitude) and develop a career (independence, promotion, leadership roles)
|Key motivation for mentors
|Develop leadership skills, expand your network (mentees, co-mentors), help others, gain new perspectives (co-mentoring, reverse mentoring)
|Katja Kobow and J Helen Cross
|Participants have to cover congress registration and travel expenses.
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