All registered medical student members are eligible for applying to our mentoring program. Medical students who would like to be matched with a physician mentor are encouraged to apply. Our team will match students with available mentors on a rolling basis. New mentors are continuously joining the SAMSA network! Thank you for your patience as we work to match you with a mentor.

“Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.”

John Crosby

Benefits of signing up for our mentoring program include:

  • Gain practical advice, encouragement and support.
  • Learn from the experiences of others.
  • Increase your social and academic confidence.
  • Become more empowered to make decisions.
  • Develop your communication, study and personal skills.

We are always looking for new mentors. MS4 students & physicians, please consider joining!

We are looking for two types of mentors: MS4 students and physicians in the United States:

  • MS4 students will be mentors for MS1/MS2 students
  • Physicians will be able to choose the type of mentorship they would like to offer

We are looking for mentors who can spend at least 2-4hrs/month to:

  • Establish mentoring agreements that outline the terms of the relationship
  • Communicate with mentees regularly, as established by the mentoring agreement
  • Provide advice, coaching, and/or feedback to mentees on a regular basis
  • Maintain confidentiality within mentoring relationships

“In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”

Phil Collins