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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 81  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 232

IADVL Announcement

Date of Web Publication2-Mar-2015

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How to cite this article:
. IADVL Announcement. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2015;81:232

How to cite this URL:
. IADVL Announcement. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Oct 24];81:232. Available from:

IADVL Mentorship Programme

Long distance learning

Broadly: Mentors will focus on soft skills, not academics

  1. Financial management in practice or IADVL State or National
  2. Editorship,working on journal editorial teams or writing in dermatology
  3. Young Faculty-Balancing professional with personal
  4. Managing Organisations
  5. Public Presentations
  6. Leadership in Practice daily
  7. Writing and Research in Academics and Private Practice

This is all on personal experience.

Mentor requisitions

  1. Mentor applicants can give their areas of work expertise.
  2. Commit time-3 hours a month or more on phone, email, chat, Skype, Google hangout.
  3. One or 2 face to face meetings mutually at a common conference etc-say spend 1 to 2 hours or if there is a visit to the city.
  4. Total 6 months.
  5. Mentee to discuss situations and put in practice practically.
  6. The mentor must agree to maintain long term relationship with mentee.

A feedback to be given by both

Applicants to apply by March for Mentors.Application form will be sent and available on website.

Mentees to choose by 31 st March as 1, 2, 3 choices. It will be based on mutual comfort.

We will initially start with volunteers and simultaneous request for mentor applications so that a mentor pool is built.


  1. One who has completed PG.
  2. Has to be LM .
  3. Age is not a bar so it can be a middle level dermatologist.

Mentor volunteers for pilot program

  1. Dr Deepak Parikh (West)
  2. Dr Venkataram Mysore (South)
  3. Dr Rashmi Sarkar (North)
  4. Dr Koushik Lahiri (East)
  5. Dr Rajesh Verma (Armed Forces)

Mentee needs to apply by sending following details to:[email protected] by 31 st March 2015.

Application details

  1. Name
  2. Age
  3. LM no (only LMs) eligible
  4. Mentor Choice as 1, 2,3 (Similarly mentor has a choice too based on areas of interest etc)
  5. Statement why he/she wants to be a mentee (250 words)
  6. Brief CV


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