Background: The 2014 Multiple Myeloma (MM) Mentorship Program provided a focused, interactive, peer-to-peer educational experience, including updates in MM, for 10 mentees that led to advanced clinical educator status.
Objectives: The objective of the program was (a) to improve mentees’ knowledge, competency, confidence, and level of performance in the management of MM and (b) to build speaking expertise.
Methods: From May 2014 to March 2015, 10 mentees were educated on MM with a structured serial learning curriculum. Mentees then presented slide decks, and modular activities were opened to a national audience of professionals. Pre- and post-test surveys were compiled, and a RealIndex® composite score was calculated.
Findings: Gains were measured across the curriculum in learning domains of knowledge, confidence, and practice strategy. Pre-/post-test scores show that the mentorship cohort’s average scores on knowledge, confidence, and performance were higher compared to the national program.