Protege / Mentor Program



 Protégé Mentorship Program Goals

Protégé Goals

  • Advance professional career
  • Gain access to association network
  • Learn new skills
  • Gain maximum benefit from association membership

Mentor Goals

  • Advance professional career
  • Gain access to association network
  • Learn new skills
  • Gain maximum benefit from association membership

Association Goals

  • Attract new members
  • Increase member retention
  • Increase Annual Meeting attendance
  • Strengthen networking alliance
  • Improve the variety and number of workshops, abstracts, Pulse articles
  • Identify Rising Star Award Nominees
  • Increase committee participation
  • Groom strong candidates in support of leadership succession plan

Protégé Mentor Team Objectives

  • Annual Meeting Orientation and Support
  • Minimum of One Contact Per Quarter
  • Complete One Protégé Project Per Quarter
  • Quarterly Activity Report to Protégé Task Force

Suggested Protégé Projects

  • Article Publication
  • Abstract Publication
  • Workshop Presentation
  • Inservice/ Vendor Presentation
  • Host Journal or Antibody Club
  • Host Case Study
  • Benchmarking Project
  • Committee Membership
  • Present Topic at Association Board Meeting
  • Challenge Resolution
  • CV Enhancement
  • Identify Career Development Opportunities