Are you new to the HIM field and looking for guidance? Are you interested in helping others and sharing your knowledge with the next generation of HIM leaders? Join AHIMA's mentor program, now located on our Engage Communities platform. The mentor program is available only to AHIMA members.
As a mentee, you have the ability to search through our database of experienced mentors who are available to answer your questions, provide insight, and offer guidance on advancing your career in HIM.
If you are enrolling as a mentor, your mentees will be primarily students and new members. Many are looking for guidance about everything from landing their first jobs to next steps for advancing their careers. As a mentor, you will be there to offer industry and career advice, and sometimes just to listen. Please try and limit the amount of mentees you accept to two.
Below are some guidelines and suggested activities:
- Schedule regular meetings either via email, phone, or in person (if local) at least four times per year - perhaps more regularly in the beginning of the relationship. Please be sure to respond to ALL communication within two days.
- Complete the worksheets form in “You're the Boss: Put your AHIMA Membership to Work” and discuss
- Discuss benefits of certification with mentee (why get certified, how to get started, etc.)
- Review a new professionals’ progress and help them set realistic goals for their profession.
Enroll now, and begin your search today! Get started by clicking here: enroll as a mentor - or - enroll as a mentee.
Mentor Match Tutorial
This video tutorial will explain how to enroll and search for a mentor or mentee using AHIMA’s mentor program
*AHIMA does not warrant, and hereby disclaims, the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the information provided by AHIMA Mentor participants. In no event shall AHIMA be liable for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information. AHIMA does not, in any way, guarantee the quality of services AHIMA Mentors provide, or the availability of such services. Nor shall AHIMA be liable for any damages, including direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or any other type of damages, arising out of the use of the AHIMA Mentor program, even if AHIMA has been advised of the possibility of such damages.