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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:  Two New Pages About Teaching in the Presence of Patients

Last month, we shared our new interview with Dr Kenya Sekoni on Teaching in the Presence of Patients. This month, we want to share two new pages that expand on that theme. “Preparing the Patient for the Visit” explains how to select and then introduce a patient to a medical student. It also offers insight into what situations patients may find uncomfortable. “Precepting in Private or in the Presence of Patients” looks at the advantages of precepting in two possible locations: in private and in the exam room.

Teaching in the Presence of Patients is found in the Teaching Strategies section of TeachingPhysician.org. Other pages in Teaching Strategies include: