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2022 SOHL Mentoring Program


  • Accepting applications through March 11, 2022 for mentors and mentees for the 2022 Mentoring Program


Most of us can readily think of several people who have had positive impacts on our lives and careers. We believe no matter where you are in your career, that mentoring accelerates personal and professional growth.

This six-month program pairs mentors and mentees one-to-one based on goals, experience, and desired outcomes. Participants set specific expectations with guidance provided by ACHE and SOHL. Mentees and mentors set their own schedule for monthly meetings to take place in person, by phone or video.


  • March 11, 2022 – Deadline to apply
  • April 2022: Pairing of mentors and mentees announced via email
  • April 2022: Virtual Kick-Off Event (details will be emailed to participants)
  • April – October: Mentors and mentees meet once per month by phone or video/zoom. In-person may be an option depending on Covid-19 pandemic guidelines.
  • November 2022: Close-out virtual celebration

Goals of the Mentoring Program:

  1. To empower the next generation of healthcare leaders with knowledge, skill, and compassion.
  2. To motivate students, early healthcare careerists, and other health care professionals to be active members of ACHE at the national and local levels throughout their career.
  3. To develop a positive interactive relationship, benefiting both mentor and mentee, stimulating their passion and drive to better serve our community

Program Requirements:

All participants must be members of American College of Healthcare Executives/San Diego Organization Healthcare Leaders.

Time Commitment:

Program runs April – October. It is expected that mentors and mentees meet once per month for one hour either in person, by phone or video.

Experience Requirements:

Mentors will have a minimum of 5 years of healthcare management or leadership experience and can be in any healthcare setting including health systems, hospitals, clinics, non-profits, policy, suppliers, consultants and advanced education. Mentees are graduate students, early careerists with less than 5 years’ experience, or professionals in transition such as military to civilian, interviewing for new roles, or moving into a new setting.