new graduate mentorship opportunities and expectations

New Graduate Mentorship Opportunities and Expectations

by Stacie Cornwell, PT, DPT, OCS, Astym Cert.Leave a Comment

What kind of new graduate mentorship opportunities are available at Athletico?

Athletico has developed a best-in-class Clinician Mentoring Program focused on skill development for new graduate clinicians. The PT/PTA mentoring program is about 1 year in length and is available for new graduate PT and PTA clinicians with less than 2 years of experience. The hand therapy mentoring program is about 2 years in length and is available for new graduate hand therapy clinicians who have less than 3 years of experience. Clinicians are paired with a Mentor for an individualized mentorship experience. The program consists of a combination of online eLearning in MedBridge and live clinical mentoring sessions.

What are the expectations of a mentee?

All mentees should be curious, open, and committed to learning. They should recognize that the clinical mentoring experience is an incredible opportunity and participate in regular communication with their mentor. During the program, they should be accountable for their professional development and understand their efforts determine the benefits.

Mentorship through the eyes of a mentor:

It is both an honor and an incredible opportunity to be a mentor for the industry’s best new graduates. Having the ability to impact other treating clinicians for years to come is an experience everyone should have at least once. Mentorship provides a platform to develop strong relationships with your mentees while teaching and learning.

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Stacie Cornwell is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with an Orthopedic Specialty Certification who practices in Vandalia, Ohio. She enjoys giving back to the physical therapy profession, and her passion for ongoing learning is evident through her promotion of continuing education and mentorship. If you value professional growth and want more information about Athletico's great benefits, go to

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