Virtual Coach

This program offers brief, interactive coaching experiences that can help you
  • solve a challenging problem
  • receive feedback on a process or project
  • identify and achieve their professional and personal goals.
Connect and learn from colleagues from all career stages within family medicine education in the areas of scholarship, career development, leadership, wellness/work-life balance, and community engagement.   






Complete your Coach or Learner profile. Make sure your contact information is up to date, add a recent professional profile picture, expand on your bio, and import your education and job history information from LinkedIn. Having a complete and accurate profile is crucial to the success of selection and matching. Profile complete? Return back to this page and move on to step 2. 


Are you looking to be a mentor or mentee? Perhaps both? Sign up: 

  •   Enroll as a Coach
  •   Enroll as a Learner

Make selections for each of the program demographics to set your preferences. Demographics include: topics, venue, specialties, career stage, and availability. Please note that some fields are required for enrollment. The more information you provide, the easier it will be to make the best match. Keep in mind in order to request a coach or learner, you must be enrolled in the virtual coaching program. 


Use the Virtual Coaching Program to input your search criteria. Start by selecting the topic(s) of interest which include: 

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You can also take advantage of features to help you find and recruit matches: 

  •   Track your coaching relationships
Participate in discussion forums on coaching categories
Search for helpful coaching resources 


Congratulations! You're all set. You completed steps 1-3 and are now ready for the fun stuff. Let the coaching begin. Do one search or multiple searches. If you're unsure of the search criteria, select "Search for ALL of the selected values." The Virtual Coaching Program Directory will do the work for you and populate the results. 

Next click on the member's name that you're interested in establishing a coaching/learner relationship connection with. The link will bring you to their profile page. Look around. If you think it's a desired match, look under their profile image for the Virtual Coaching Program Participant badge, which when clicked will allow you to request a connection. If it's not a desired match, you can simply select the back button to return to your previous search results. 

Also, don't forget to view our Mentor Match FAQs!