Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2023; 36(05): 353-355
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1764344
Review Article

Toward Allyship and Mentorship: Recognition, Relatability, and Respect

Najjia N. Mahmoud
1   Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Allyship and mentorship are two critical aspects needed not only to promote the growth of success of people around us, but also to advocate for those that are not as fortunate and are often excluded or marginalized. Understanding the distinctions and commonalities between the two, as well as the required interdependence, will go a long way toward ensuring that an impact toward positive change is made in the future.

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Article published online:
24 March 2023

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