Mentorship in India: Changing scenario

Sushil Gawande


Mentorship programs are integral part of the medical education across the globe. It is different from mere teaching, coaching and counseling. Mentorship in education is an age old concept in India. It was delivered through Guru-Shishya Parampara (tradition). These programs are now much more structured in nature. The positive effects of mentorship are being observed across the country. All the health universities in India are advocating mentorship program for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Keywords: Mentorship, Counselling, Medical Education

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