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Table 3 Solutions at the mentee, mentor, mentoring relationship and host organisation level

From: A systematic scoping review of ethical issues in mentoring in medical schools

Solutions to Ethical Concerns at the Level of Elaboration References
Mentee and Mentor • Provision of Appropriate Training [45, 46, 50, 61,62,63]
• Provision of Protected Time [44, 61,62,63]
• Recognition of Mentors [33, 39, 50, 62]
• Provision of Financial Support [33, 50, 62]
• Facilitation of Group Mentoring with Near-Peer and Senior Peer Mentors to Better Fulfil Mentee’s Needs [48, 54, 62, 64,65,66]
• Alignment of Expectations to Better Meet Respective Responsibilities [45, 50, 55, 61]
• Setting of a Clear Code of Conduct for Mentees and Mentors to Better Meet Respective Responsibilities [50, 55]
Mentoring Relationship • Provision of Appropriate Training [38, 48,49,50, 62, 67]
• Clear Guidelines and Codes of Conduct to Ensure Clear Boundaries and Alignment of Expectations [49, 50, 56, 62, 67]
• Improved Assessment of Mentoring Relationships [33, 60, 62, 67,68,69]
Host Organisation • Facilitation of Mentee-Mentor Matching Process [40, 50, 58, 61, 62]
• Incorporation of Mentoring into Curricula [40, 44]
• Provision of Administrative and Financial Support [60,61,62]
• Oversight to Identify Breaches in Codes of Conduct [50, 61]