Mentoring program

The mentoring program aims to support pain medicine trainees and fellows during their training and/or early post fellowship years. Mentoring is a voluntary relationship, typically between an experienced person and a more junior colleague. It enables the current and next generations of pain medicine physicians to meet and share ideas, thoughts and experiences.

A mentor is a person who takes a special interest in the professional development of a junior colleague and provides guidance and support. Mentees may need guidance or support on a wide range of issues regarding clinical problems, relationships with colleagues, critical incidents, career options, stress management, and personal and professional development. Mentoring accelerates learning from experience, and helps achieve positive, lasting change to reach personal and professional goals. An effective mentoring relationship will provide ongoing benefit into the years following the training period as new clinical and personal challenges are encountered.

ANZCA has developed additional resources to support doctor's health and wellbeing

To find out more about the mentoring program, please select from the following links: 

Applications are welcomed from potential mentors. Mentors should be at least one year post award of fellowship.

Please note that the Mentoring Program Officer reviews applications before details are listed on the mentoring website. If you have any questions or feedback, please contact the Faculty via


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