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A project committee consisting of convenors Virginia Sinnott of the The Wellesley Hospital and Gail Gitterman of the Department of Nursing at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, other members from The Wellesley Hospital: Gwedolone Nore, Robin Gardner, Joan Bedard, Karen Williamson, Sandra Dix, Cathy Patterson, and Deane Heibein. The committee studied a pilot project "The Buddy System" in The Wellesley Hospital's Medical-Surgical units. The project paired new graduates with a mentor. The project lasted 6 months.