Readings and Homework

September 20, 2018 - Introduction, Learning Climate (KJ, MS)

  • READING: Sutkin G, et al. What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher in Medicine? A Review of the Literature. Acad Med 2008; 83:452-466.
  • HOMEWORK: Find an opportunity to try specific learning climate behaviors in your teaching and reflect on the effectiveness of the learning climate behaviors you use. If you are not directly involved in teaching this month, please observe and analyze the learning climate of another teacher and note specific learning climate behaviors and their effectiveness. Reflect upon your experience with learning climate and come prepared to discuss at our next session.

October 18, 2018 - Clinical Teaching Models (KJ, MR)

  • READING: Neher JO, et al. The One-Minute Preceptor: Shaping the Teaching Conversation. Fam Med 2003; 35(6):391-393.
  • HOMEWORK: For this month’s application exercise, please find an opportunity to try out clinical teaching methods focusing particularly on responding to learner case presentations that we discussed in class and in your readings.  FACE participants not directly involved in clinical teaching this week can either ask learners about their experiences with clinical teaching and/or reflect on how these skills could be applied to their interactions with learners, colleagues, etc.

November 8, 2018 - Feedback (MR, KJ)

  • READING: Ende J. Feedback in Clinical Medical Education. JAMA 1983; 250:777-781.
  • HOMEWORK: Find an opportunity to give feedback using some of the specific feedback behaviors you have learned and reflect on the effectiveness of the feedback you give. If you are not directly involved in teaching this month, please practice giving feedback in a different setting (to significant others, friends, family etc.) using some of the specific feedback behaviors you have learned. Reflect upon your experience with giving feedback and come prepared to discuss at our next session.

December 20, 2018 - Bedside and Team Teaching  (MS, MR, KJ)

  • READING: Ramani S. Twelve tips to improve bedside teaching. Med Teach 25:112-15, 2003.
  • HOMEWORK: For this month’s application exercise, please find an opportunity to try out clinical teaching methods focusing particularly on bedside and inpatient team teaching strategies that we discussed in class and in your readings.  FACE participants not directly involved in clinical teaching this week can either ask learners about their experiences with bedside and team teaching and/or reflect on how these skills could be applied to their interactions with learners, colleagues, etc.

January 17, 2019 - Teaching Clinical Reasoning (MS, KJ)

  • READING: Dhaliwal.
  • HOMEWORK: Apply one of the clinical reasoning teaching tools either with learners you are teaching or observe how clinical teachers you have contact with teach clinical reasoning. Also, find an opportunity to promote self-directed learning (SDL) using some of the specific teaching behaviors that help promote SDL. Reflect upon your experience with clinical reasoning and SDL and come prepared to discuss at our next session.

February 21, 2019 - Interactive Lecturing  (MR, KJ, MS)

  • READING: Cantillon P. ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine. Teaching Large Groups. BMJ 2003; 326:437-440.
  • HOMEWORK: N/A.

March 21, 2019 - Evaluating Learners (MR, MS, KJ)

  • READING: ABC article.
  • HOMEWORK: Applying insights from this session, complete a full evaluation of a learner you are working with or a teacher you observe teaching. Include both numerical scores and comments and bring to next session.

April 18, 2019 - Review of Teaching Videos (MR, KJ, MS)

  • READING: N/A.
  • HOMEWORK: Pick one teaching pearl you identified through video review of your or your peers teaching and apply it during you subsequent teaching sessions.

May 16, 2019 - Wrap-Up (KJ, MS, MR)