This one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, explores how mentoring is an important tool for developing leaders and building more equitable public health organizations.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the need for formal mentorship in the current era of public health practice.
  • Discuss the importance of equity and inclusion in mentorship and how to put these values into practice.
  • Preview a new online resource for strengthening mentorship in public health agencies of all sizes.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; administrators, leaders, and workforce development specialists


Jackie Litzau, MPHc, University of Washington School of Public Health

Discussion Questions

  1. What kind of mentorship model could best support your organization?
  2. What is the first step you would need to take to strengthen mentorship in your organization?

Slides and Resources

Mentee and mentor smiling
Air Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
Leadership & Management
1 hour
Hot Topics in Practice
Competency Domains: 
Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills