MIM-NY Programs

Annual Conference “Yes, I can be a Healthcare Professional!”

  • Middle School Students to Health Professionals

Health Professional Leadership Development Seminars

  • Health Professional Students, Residents, Junior Faculty and Health Professionals
  • Quarterly seminars that address issues such as wellness, leadership development, financial success, social skills and academic promotion.

Emergency Department Clinical Exposure and Mentoring Program

  • Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Internship that provides experience and exposure needed for underrepresented students to become physicians, PA’s, dentists or scientists including volunteering, shadowing, research exposure and strategic planning

The “Yes, I Can” Future Health Professional Afterschool Club

  • Elementary to High School Students
  • Monthly meetings featuring hand-on interactive exposure to various health professions.

“Check it Out” Pathway to Success and “Ask the Expert” Seminars

  • Elementary to Health Professional Students
  • Invited lecture series delivered by qualified members of our speaker’s bureau upon request.

Mentor a Future Health Professional Campaign

  • Health Professionals (Doctors, Physician Assistants, Public Health Officers, Nurses, Optometrists, Radiology Technicians, Respiratory Therapists,   Paramedics) train to become a certified MIM mentor. Participate in seminars and annual conference. Allow a student to shadow you and provide guidance for successful career growth.

Working Team

Lynne Holden, MD
President, Mentoring in MedicineYvette Calderon, MD
Director of ResearchTalaia Lawrence
Program CoordinatorJoanne Perrineau
Program Coordinator, Emergency Department Clinical
Exposure and Mentoring Program at Montefiore

Contact Info:

Mentoring in Medicine, Inc.
Department of Emergency Medicine
Rosenthal SE, Room 201
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467
(212) 252-4086
FAX: (718) 798-0703



January 17, 2009
MIM-NY Healthy Heart Ambassador Training

Students receive training from an American Heart Association representative. These students will go out into the community and spread their wealth of knowledge at Grand Central Station on February 6th, 2009, as well as at schools and other events in the future

November 2, 2008
MIM-CA Best Practices in Mentoring Seminar

Owen Garrick MD, MBA discusses admissions requirements with students before conducting mock interviews to show students how to impress medical school admissions committees.

March 25, 2008
Mentoring in Medicine, Inc. at the SNMA National Medical Education Conference

The Mentoring in Medicine Team would like to graciously thank those who generously volunteered their valuable time and resources to conduct workshops for the SNMA Annual National Medical Education Conference from March 19-23.  Indeed, we had a great time as we trained 385 premedical and medical students during eight Clinical Skills Workshops.  The MIM workshops were very highly rated by the students.  Take a look! Special appreciation to Mr. Bob Gore for his help with the photography.

Wound Closure Techniques

Dr. Michael Cole demonstrates how to suture using pig’s feet. Dr. Terri-Ann Samuels explains the instruments used in wound closure to her group.

How To Take and Interpret Vital Signs

Dr. Caron Campbell teaches how to take a blood pressure. Dr. Rafeal Soltero teaches interpretation of vital signs.
Dr. Lynne Richardson speaks to an attentive group about vital signs.

How To Read an EKG

Dr. Sh elly Anne Sharpe and Dr. Gallane Abraham teach EKG interpretation.

Immobilization Techniques

Dr. Craig Lomita and Dr. Peter Deblieux approve their splint. Dr. Rob Gore demonstrates how to make a splint.
Dr. Alyssa Humphreys demonstrates an upper extremity splint.


Students listen to the lecture on cardiac ultrasonography by Dr. Michael Stone. Dr. Opal Taylor demonstrates cardiac imaging to her group.
Dr. Spensor Nabors demonstrates cardiac imaging to his group.

The MIM Team would like to sincerely thank the following for making this event a huge success!

Gallane Abraham, MD
Cynthia Ambres, MD
Shilpa Amin, MD
Lt. Cheryl Bishop
Derek Bazemore, MD
Caron Campbell, MD
Michael Cole, MD
Nicola Davis, MD
Deborah Dean, MD
Peter DeBlieux, MD
Kurt Duncan, MD
Rob Gore, Jr. MD
Sheri Heron, MD
Michael Hossack, MD
Allysia Humphreys, MD
Vernon Jeffery, MD
Senai Kidane, MD
R Starr Knight, MD
Yolanda Law, MD
Craig Lomita, MD
Terry Middleton
Spensor Nabors, MD
Arun Nagdev, MD
Bruce Peters, DO
Dan Price, MD
Lynne Richardson, MD
Terri-Ann Samuels, MD
Shelley Anne Sharpe, MD
Michael Stone, MD
JP Sanchez, MD, MPH
Steve Sawyer, MD
Rafael Soltren, MD
Ben Steinberg, MD
Opal Taylor, MD MPH
Kanye Willis, MD
Nana Yaw, MD
Shreni Zinzuwadia, MD