Resources on The ABFM Precepting Performance Improvement Program

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 on Teaching Physician 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 this website. 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.

Free Webinars for Sponsoring Institutions (2021)

Recognize and reward your preceptors while offering competency-based community faculty development. In this series of 3 free webinars, Amanda Kost, MD, will show you step-by-step how you can use the Teaching Physician website to sponsor PI credit for your community faculty.

The Win-Win #1: Identify Areas of Faculty Need Using Teaching Physician

March 8, 2021 | Panelists: Amanda Kost, MD, and Brian Hischier

In this webinar, Amanda Kost, MD takes you through the first 3 steps of sponsoring ABFM Performance Improvement credit for your community faculty using the resources on stfm.org and the Community Faculty Self-Assessment tool on TeachingPhysician.org.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe steps for ABFM continuing certification for teaching quality improvement
  • Determine areas of high-development need for your community faculty
  • Create a plan for performance improvement data collection

Download the presentation file here.


The Win-Win #2: Build and Implement Faculty Development Using Teaching Physician

April 8, 2021 |   Panelists: Amanda Kost, MD, and Brian Hischier

In this webinar, Dr Kost takes you through the steps 4 and 5 of sponsoring ABFM Performance Improvement credit for your community faculty using the resources on Teaching Physician. You will learn how to collect self-assessment data using tools on Teaching Physician, how to find resources, and how to craft faculty development for three different cohort scenarios

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Use Teaching Physician to collect pre-development self-assessment data from community faculty
  • Use community faculty competencies to build faculty development experiences that support continuing certification
  • Discuss implementation considerations for a high-quality faculty development experience
Download the presentation file here.

The Win-Win #3: Build and Implement Faculty Development Using Teaching Physician

July 8, 2021 |   Panelists: Amanda Kost, MD, and Brian Hischier

In this webinar, Dr Kost takes you through final steps of sponsoring ABFM Performance Improvement credit for your community faculty using the resources on Teaching Physician. You will learn how to collect post-faculty development self-assessment data from your community faculty, as well as see how to submit that data to the ABFM. You'll also run through a scenario in which you are collecting data on multiple community faculty who are at different levels of experience.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Use Teaching Physician to collect post-faculty development self-assessment data from community faculty
  • Describe steps to submit data to the ABFM for continuing certification credit
  • Evaluate your experience providing competency-based community faculty development
Download the presentation file here.