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Welcome to the Upstate Mentorship Program!

This unique program provides the opportunity for mentee’s to be paired with experienced mentors whom are able to provide expert guidance, role modeling, and advice to help you identify and achieve your professional goals.  You will have the opportunity to be paired with an interprofessional mentor or a nurse mentor.

The mentoring program is available to all employees at Upstate. If you are newer to the organization,  ready to advance to your next career level, or want to develop your leadership skills, then this program is for you!



MaryAnn Stark, M.Ed, ODCP
Senior Employee & Organizational Development Strategist
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 315-464-4401

Denise Letourneau, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Associate Director of Magnet Quality & Safety, Magnet Program Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 315-464-6417

Sarah Fries, MSN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC
Deputy Nursing Director, Advanced Practice Services
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (315) 464-5213