Mentoring: What Is It? How Do We Do It and How Do We Get More Of It?


  • Editor's note: This essay is based on an invited presentation at a “Festschrift” held on September 18, 2008 to honor Harold S. Luft upon the occasion of his retiring as Director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. It has been altered slightly for publication at HSR. This essay honors Dr. Luft's roles as health economist.