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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: Understand the Goals & Objectives of Family Medicine Clerkship

It’s likely that you already know the goals and learning objectives of the institution for which you are precepting. But are you aware of the overarching goals and learning objectives made available by the STFM National Clerkship Curriculum (NCC)? The NCC helps clerkships cover all the knowledge a student should learn in a 4-week clerkship. has made some of this content available to you through your subscription. The “Clerkship Goals” and “Learning Objectives” sections of cover:

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.