LIFT – Phoenix Overview:

LIFT – Phoenix is the college's faculty mentoring program and is a critical component to the career advancement of our faculty by fostering relationships between a mentor and mentee that aides the mentee’s personal and professional development. LIFT is designed to enhance the vitality of our faculty by meeting mentoring needs across a broad spectrum of topics, including: research, scholarly writing, teaching, clinical skills, and personal/professional growth.

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is committed to developing a vibrant, engaged, diverse community of faculty who have access to programs that inspire and enrich their growth and development. Many departments at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix have active mentoring programs for their members. This program is designed to supplement the departmental mentoring programs and to aid junior and mid-career faculty in finding mentors for specific areas and needs that they have identified.

LIFT – Phoenix Goals:

  • Support and enhance faculty vitality and engagement through mentorship.
  • Provide all faculty members with the opportunity to participate in the program.
  • Build a strong foundation for mentoring and provide resources to support mentors and mentees.