Mentoring Minutes

Highlighting a mentor-mentee pair, the Mentoring Minutes podcast captures unique conversations facilitated by a SYCL member.

Greg Miller and Lorin M. Bachmann

Greg Miller and Lorin Bachmann
Greg Miller and Lorin M. Bachmann

"The relationship really is all about trust."

Greg Miller (L) describes one of the most important aspects of his mentor-mentee relationship with Lori Bachmann (R).  In this segment of SYCL's Mentoring Minutes, the pair discusses important aspects of their relationship and how these enhance each of their careers.  They also provide their thoughts for those seeking a mentor or mentee.

Listen to the full interview (7:53 duration)

Mentor:
Greg Miller, PhD, DABCC
Professor of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Director of Clinical Chemistry and Pathology Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Mentee:
Lorin M. Bachmann, PhD, DABCC
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry, Associate Director of Point-of-Care Testing, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

SYCL Facilitator:
Shannon Haymond, PhD, DABCC
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Director, Clinical Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

David G. Grenache and Dina N. Greene

David Grenach and Dina Greene
David G. Grenache and Dina N. Greene

"It really struck me that it had so much to do with collaborations and mentors."

Dina Greene (R) describes the impact of her mentor-mentee relationship with David Grenache (L) on her success, including the awarding of the 2013 George Grannis Award for Excellence in Research and Scientific Publication. In this segment of SYCL's Mentoring Minutes, the pair describe how they established their mentor-mentee relationship, what it takes to maintain it and the influence it has on each of them.

Listen to the full interview (7:37 duration)

Mentor:
David G. Grenache, PhD DABCC FACB
Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Utah
Medical Director, Chemistry Division, ARUP Laboratories

Mentee:
Dina N. Greene, PhD DABCC FACB
Scientific Director, Chemistry
Regional Laboratories, Northern California
The Permanente Medical Group

Facilitator:
Shannon Haymond, PhD DABCC
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Director, Clinical Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago