NHSC Mentor Program

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  • What is the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Mentor Program?

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Mentor Program is an invaluable resource that pairs self-selected NHSC clinicians and Ambassadors with NHSC scholars and loan repayors. The overall goal is to allow providers to share their experiences, best practices, and other lessons learned, with young students who are transitioning from training to service. Mentors are available to discuss a variety of issues including, but not limited to, new trends in primary care, challenges faced during in-school training, service site selection, and professional development. Ultimately, the NHSC Mentor Program is the means through which students can get the additional support they will need to enhance their ability to successfully practice in communities of greatest need.

  • Who is the program being offered to?

The Mentor program is currently being offered to newly awarded National Health Service Corps scholars and Students to Service loan repayors.

  • What are the requirements for becoming a mentor?

The requirements are simple. To become a mentor, you must be a current or former NHSC clinician or an Ambassador who is also a clinician. Although there is no specific time commitment, mentors must be available and responsive to their mentee’s questions or requests for guidance.

  • How do I sign up to become a mentor or be paired with a mentor?

If you would like to become a mentor, send an email to NHSCMentoring@hrsa.gov and let us know your discipline, city and state, and how many mentees you can mentor.
If you are interested in being mentored, send an email to NHSCMentoring@hrsa.gov and let us know your location, discipline and/or specialty preferences.