Mentorship Program Details and Curricular Items

Participants with a career focused upon medical education are nominated by their respective Chairpersons to participate in this 18-month program.  Monthly small-group meetings are one-hour in duration, and scheduling is based upon the availability of the participants and senior facilitators. 

The purpose of these meetings is to provide support and guidance to access and acquire the resources and skills necessary for successful careers as educators.

Steering Committee Members:

  • Robert Carroll, PhD, Informatics
  • Julie Damp, MD, Medicine
  • Lori Deitte, MD, Radiology
  •  Anna Dewan, MD, Dermatology
  • Jonathan Douds, MD, Pathology
  • Lourdes Estrada, PhD, Biochemistry
  • Joseph Gigante, MD, Pediatrics
  • Celeste Hemingway, MD, MHPE, Obstetrics in Gynecology
  • Janice Law, MD, Ophthalmology
  • Neil Osheroff, PhD, Biochemistry
  • Lindsay Pagano, MD, Pediatrics
  • Jill Simmons, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Courtney Tomblinson, MD, Radiology
  • Chase Webber, DO, FACP, Medicine
  • Irving Zamora, MD, MPH, Pediatric Surgery


For more information or to request copies of the education documents used in support of the program, please email or call Tabbi McKinney (; 615-875-4911)