The institution for which you precept has provided you with a username & password.
See our three tiers, based on the number of users who will have access to the resources.
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The medical school for whom you're precepting for may have added resources here.
TeachingPhysician.org is a comprehensive web-based resource that connects medical schools and residency programs to community preceptors. It provides point-of-need instruction for preceptors in the form of videos, tips, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to in-depth information on precepting topics. See the full Topic Index here. Our help page for preceptors and administrators is here.
This Enduring Material activity, TeachingPhysician.org, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 40.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 03/15/2020. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Recognize your preceptors and precepting sites by providing them with a national award. Medical schools and residency programs can nominate teachers and teaching practices that meet the criteria. Learn more.
The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Precepting Performance Improvement Program allows academic units (Sponsors) to offer Performance Improvement credit (MOC IV) to family physicians who teach medical students or residents and who participate in a teaching improvement activity.
In support of this, the interactive online self-assessment tool allows preceptors to self-identify their teaching competency areas and highlight areas of interest for future improvement. The results from the self-assessment tool contain links to faculty development content on TeachingPhysician.org. Preceptors can do this for their own benefit, or in an effort to fulfill the requirements of the Performance Improvement credit. The results of the self-assessment are private, and you need only share them with your institution if you choose to.
TeachingPhysician.org offers a personalized Community Faculty Self Assessment tool which helps you identify and prioritize areas for teaching improvement. In addition to providing you with a personal learning plan, the dynamic report provides links to Teaching Physician content that address your own areas of interest for personal development.
The tool allows you to plan your professional development in 5 teaching domains:
You can download a copy of your self-assessment results for future reference and retake the assessment at any time to document your professional development.
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The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Precepting Performance Improvement Program allows academic institutions to recognize and reward preceptors with Performance Improvement credit who participate in a teaching improvement activity. The Community Faculty Self-Assessment tool can be used in conjunction with Teaching Physician content as one way to sponsor this ABFM PI credit for community faculty.
STFM is holding three webinars in 2021 for institutions who wish to go through the ABFM PI sponsoring process from start to finish. Register here for the March 8 webinar.
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