ON MENTORSHIP AND GUIDANCE
True mentors want you to succeed and are guided by your interests rather than theirs. A good mentor has “been around” and knows things you don’t, including which rules can be broken and which ones cannot. The best mentors will sometimes tell you things you don’t want to hear. Time often proves them right.
David Juurlink, Advice for Physicians in Training: 40 Tips From 40 Docs, The Winnower 2:e142006.67645 (2014). DOI: 10.15200/winn.142006.67645