AASM Mentor Program

The AASM professional medical Mentor Program is designed to connect aspiring professionals of the AASM with more experienced professionals in the sleep medicine field. The goal of the professional mentor program is to generate a meaningful relationship between AASM members, where mentees receive guidance and direction from mentors in areas such as personal and professional development, knowledge and skill transfer, networking, and advancement.

A commitment from both parties is essential to provide a nurturing environment for mentees and create the best opportunities to succeed. While there are no requirements for how often participants must meet, mentors and mentees are encouraged to discuss communication preferences at the start of the program.

How to Participate

The Mentor Match Program platform can be found within the AASM Engage online community website. When you enroll, you’ll be able search the database of enrolled AASM members for mentees/mentors with whom you’d like to connect. Mentors and mentees can find each other based upon experience, specialty, location, time period available, or even method of communication. The next steps are simple:

Step 1: Enroll

Use the links below to enroll and make selections for each of the demographics to set up your mentor/mentee profile. The more information you provide, the easier it will be to make the best match.

Note: You must be logged into the AASM Engage platform (top right corner) using your AASM member credentials.

Step 2: Search

Use the Mentor Program Directory to input your search criteria. The system will populate the results, just click on the name(s) of members that you’re interested in establishing a mentor/mentee connection with.

Step 3: Connect

Send a Mentoring Relationship Request to a mentor who fits your needs. Once you have sent a mentor/mentee request and finally established a mentoring relationship, you will see them at the bottom of your Mentor/Mentee Profile.

For more information, download the AASM Mentor Program Information Guide.

Questions about the program? Please email mentorship@aasm.org.

Not a member? Join today to take part of this mentor program and other great member benefits.