Tools and Solutions for Common Challenges

Teaching Physician is a comprehensive web-based resource that connects medical schools and residency programs to community preceptors. It delivers videos, tips, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to in-depth information on precepting topics. Learn more

Focus of the Month: Help Residents Teach Medical Students

Residents have  primary responsibility for teaching medical students. As a preceptor, you may find yourself in a position to offer some much-needed guidance to residents to help them become better teachers. Not only will residents benefit from this instruction, but their medical students will, as well. The Residents as Teachers section on includes quick tips and links to in-depth information on:

This enduring material activity, Teaching Physician, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 37.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins January 16, 2014. Term of approval is for two years from this date with the option of yearly renewal. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.