This program is offered by Clinical Professor of Medicine Alina Popa, M.D. who is one of 221 certified clinical teaching seminar facilitators around the world. The facilitator-training program offers career development opportunities for individual faculty participants, and simultaneously provides a mechanism for institutional improvement.
The seminars are designed to:
- Enhance participants' versatility as teachers.
- Enhance their ability to analyze clinical teaching using an educational framework.
- Provide a forum for collegial exchange.
The clinical teaching curriculum covers seven educational categories which are held monthly at the SOM Education Building; click here for this year's schedule.
- Learning climate
- Control of session
- Communication of goals
- Promotion of understanding & retention
- Promotion of self-directed learning
The seminars consist of didactic presentations, group discussions, role-play exercises, video vignette review, and personal and institutional goal setting. During a follow-up session, participants are encouraged to develop a set of recommendations for improving their institution's environment for clinical teaching. If you would like more information about this series, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.