Individualized Support

Throughout your residency training, we provide structured mentoring and support to help you thrive personally, clinically, and professionally—and prepare you for the career you want.

We recognize that every resident has unique mentoring needs. We create and connect you with an individualized network of mentors who can advise, sponsor, and support you throughout residency and into your career.

Mentoring Program Components

  • A strong near-peer mentoring program to support you personally as you transition to Madison and into residency
  • An assigned faculty mentor selected to align with your preferences, needs and goals
  • A longitudinal relationship with one of our associate program directors, who will provide personal support, clinical feedback and coaching, professional mentoring and career advice through residency and beyond
  • An assigned clinical coach who will meet with your regularly throughout your intern year, synthesize feedback into actionable next steps, and help create studying and learning plans for the year
  • Regular meetings with the residency program director to provide further career and professional guidance
  • Small-group didactic sessions during our Academic Days that help you critically evaluate your mentorship needs and your current mentor, and work to grow your mentor network