A mentee in the SAPC mentorship programme will be expected to engage with their appointed mentor and maintain approximately four contacts, normally of one – two hours duration, over a calendar year (which may be face to face, telephone, Skype or email, as negotiated between mentor and mentee) for the duration of their award.

Mentee Specification

Essential Criteria

  • Employed in academic primary care in research and/or education
  • A member of SAPC
  • Willing to participate in the Mentorship scheme
  • Committed to a career in Academic Primary Care

Desirable Criteria

  • Willing to participate in networking opportunities, outreach and/or peer support events related to the mentorship scheme


Once your application has been approved you will be asked to identify a first, second and third choice of mentor

How to apply

If you are interested in joining the scheme as a mentee, please complete the application form and send it to

To find out more contact Dr Caroline Mitchell