Call to action: Mentor people who are unlike you

In the quest for mentorship, we often seek individuals like ourselves — mentors who look like us, think like us, or have a common life experience.While learning from mentors who share similar perspectives is critical for personal growth and career development, I suspect that this inherent tendency contributes to the lack of diversity we witness in medicine and scientific research.As a young, aspiring scientist, I was rarely exposed to Black teachers. And I am certain that, without the influence of a father in medicine, the pathway to science would have seemed too foreign to pursue. ItRead More

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