An LGBTQ+ mentorship program enriched the experience of medical students and physician mentors
The Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry LGBTQ+ mentorship program positively impacted the personal and professional experience of LGBTQ+ medical students and physician mentors. Mentorship delivered by LGBTQ+ physicians fostered a safe environment for self-expression, and provided mentees with experience-driven guidance in navigating the medical profession. We therefore recommend that all Canadian medical schools consider the longitudinal implementation of an LGBTQ+ mentorship program to support the personal and professional development of their LGBTQ+-identifying students.
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