Fireside Chat - Cultivating Mentorship Relationships with Dr. Cara Cipriano

In this episode: "Cultivating Mentoring Relationships"

Dr. Cara Cipriano is a leader in orthopedic oncology and undergraduate medical student education. She currently serves as the Chief of Orthopedic Oncology and the Director of Orthopedic Undergraduate Medical Education at the University of Pennsylvania.
Some key lessons from her presentation include:
  • Develop your mentorship network, think about who can advise, sponsor and coach you in critical areas
  • The seed for any successful mentoring relationship is an ask for help
  • Introspection, preparation and vulnerability help you make the most of mentoring relationships
  • Follow through and follow-up demonstrate appreciation

About the series: 

Anna Miller, MD, and Kate Gerull, MD, host "Women in Ortho: Virtual Fireside Chat Series." In this free monthly webinar series, thought leaders in orthopedic surgery discuss critical leadership and professional development topics.

This career development series aims to create an intentional space for discussion, skills development, and relationship building centered around the lived experiences of women in orthopedics.

Students, residents, and practicing surgeons of all genders and specialties are welcome to attend. This program is funded through an AAOS Diversity Advisory Board IDEA Grant.

See the series flyer.