Physician as Educator – Signature Program
“Physician-as-Educator” is an innovative program developed to provide online, self-paced career development training for physicians holding a faculty appointment from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Topics covered include: approaches for teaching effectively when time is limited; setting expectations; giving and receiving feedback; education theory; improving communication in a team-based environment; learning styles; approaches for challenging teaching environments and more!
A hybrid option with in-person, interactive case-based reflective discussion sessions to deepen and enhance learning is available. This can be facilitated at the site of practice — during faculty meetings. Content can be completed flexibly over nine months, either individually or in cohorts. A facilitator guide will be available upon request for use by program directors, department chairs or other clinical leadership at a participating site.
- Optimizing Teaching When Time is Limited – Discover approaches and tools for boosting efficiency and effectiveness of teaching.
- Theory and Practice of Teaching Medicine – Explore educational theories that ground and strengthen approaches to clinical instruction.
- Teaching Motivational Interviewing – Review an approach that will benefit medical student and resident learners who encounter patients struggling to make lifestyle changes.
- Communication Skills for Team-based Learning – Learn how to communicate effectively and efficiently in team-based learning and working environments.
- Tips for Effective Feedback – Explore methods for providing effective feedback to learners in clinical education.
- Tailoring Your Teaching to Learner Needs – Find out how to take a learner centered approach to your teaching by incorporating the desired learning traits of the personality types.
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|Jennifer Hartmark Hill, MD
Director, Faculty Instructional Development
|Amanda Hendricks, MEd
Department Faculty Coordinator
|Jonathan Snyder, MBA