In focus groups conducted with recent graduates, the veterinarians said they wanted to be mentored in practice. But more often than not this does not occur.
We believe mentorship of recent graduates can be an enriching experience for the new associate and the practice owner, one that leads to better service to the practice's clientele and patients.
Dr. Jim Wilson developed this template with mentorship in mind. It can be modified as needed, and is suggested that the prospective employee introduce the form into the employment discussion.
Mentorship Agreement Template