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: Precepting Models Provide Consistent Clinical Experiences
Preceptors rely on adult learning principles to efficiently teach active learners outside the classroom. The four models in the Teaching Strategies section of TeachingPhysician.org offer templates you can use to give students consistent clinical experience by assigning clear responsibilities and offering ample opportunity to receive feedback. By following these models, you can help learners develop critical thinking skills, improve their diagnostic reasoning, and fill gaps. Models include
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.