Many surgeons recognize the need for mentoring, especially early in their career. As they gain experience, they often find themselves transitioning into the role of mentor. But what exactly does a mentor do? What is the mentees role? How does this relationship develop and progress? In this Careercast, Dr. Brad Dennis talks with EAST Past President Dr. Wayne Meredith of Wake Forest University. Dr. Meredith shares how to identify a mentor and develop the mentor-mentee relationship. Additionally, he discusses the responsibilities of each person in the relationship as well as advice for being a good mentor and mentee.