Junior doctors aspiring to a career in surgery will seek information, career advice and guidance from colleagues, contacts and others with experience of the surgical profession. Surgical mentors may not work directly with the doctor or be part of his/her clinical environment, but can be instrumental in how the doctor’s career in surgery progresses and develops.
Resources to assist surgical mentors
- JDocs Framework
- Key clinical task guidelines
- Links to surgical specialty sites – information on surgical selection criteria
- Online learning resources available for the junior doctor
- External resources useful for the junior doctor