The purpose of mentoring is to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of individuals so that they can increase their performance and satisfaction in their professional and personal lives.


Paul Griner has had a 59-year career in medicine. He is a professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and was a consultant at the Massachusetts General Hospital, senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School, and consultant to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Cambridge, Mass.

PGME Mentoring Program & Editorial Services


Paul Griner, M.D.,MACP has been an advisor and mentor to medical students, residents/fellows, and practicing physicians for 50 years. In 1982, he received the first mentor award given by the University of Rochester. He subsequently developed mentoring programs at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Western Connecticut Health System. Advice most commonly sought by his mentees include: career planning, balancing professional and personal life, leadership development, mid-career changes, retirement planning, writing a paper for publication, and avoiding burnout.

Paul is starting an internet based global mentoring program for physicians, residents and students from throughout the English speaking world including review and advice for college students applying to medical school. He is also starting an editorial service which will provide resumes and cover letters.