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Medical Doctors

Medical doctors pursue a very different career path to other faculties. Many medical doctors already begin pursuing a doctorate during their studies and must sometimes juggle professional obligations relating to their specialist training that are not always compatible with the pursuit of scientific interests.

The SelmaMeyerMED+ strand has been established within the SelmaMeyerMentoring programme to cater specifically to the needs of female doctors. All female doctors working in science or scientists conducting research in the medical field who have already completed their doctorate are eligible to apply. This programme runs only in German. If you are an early career postdoc (within your first three years) you may apply for the SelmaMeyerWISS programme.

The programme runs for 18 months. During this time, mentees participate in a series of mandatory events that accompany the mentoring process. One-to-one mentoring gives them the opportunity to discuss any questions they may have directly with their mentor. Mentees should learn to network both within the group and during the network meetings. The SelmaMeyerMentoring programme additionally includes a variety of skills workshops during which mentees can develop their key skills.

What do we expect of our mentees?

  • devotion of sufficient time to take advantage of our many offers
  • commitment and reliability
  • completed doctorate
  • research in the field of medicine
  • active involvement in shaping their mentoring process
  • high degree of motivation
  • openness to reflecting on their career path

    What can you expect of us?
  • top-quality skills workshops
  • support in the search for a mentor
  • access to the SelmaMeyerMentoring network
  • openness to your needs
  • competent support for your mentoring process

    You are able to register your interest in the programme in our online portal at any time of the year. We will then notify you via email as soon as the application phase begins so that you can apply.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us via email at any time should you have any questions.
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