On today’s podcast, Jenny and Dara are joined by guest host Dr. Lexie Mannix, soon to be Assistant Residency Director at the University of Florida-Jacksonville, and Dr. Deborah Helitzer, professor and dean of the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. They discuss Dr. Helitzer’s article Sponsorship: a path to the academic medicine C-suite for women faculty?
Dr. Helitzer lays out the differences between a mentor and a sponsor and why your path to success may benefit from both!
For further reading, Dr. Helizer recommends Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career by Sylvia Ann Hewlitt. Also check out this article by Dr. Helizer’s co-author Dr. Elizabeth L. Travis.