Clinical Teaching

October 22
UCSF Library, Room CL-220/223
530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco CA


Key Educational Skills Workshop
Clinical Teaching

Led by:

Arianne Teherani, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Program Evaluation
Office of Medical Education

Charlotte Wills, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency, ACMC/Highland Hospital

This session will provide an exposure to common teaching models used in the clinical setting. Specifically, participants will learn about the One Minute Preceptor Model for teaching in the outpatient setting and the SNAPPS model. The session will focus on the provision of feedback as well as how to teach in challenging teaching situations and address problem learners.

During this session, participants will:

  • Observe common teaching styles in the clinical setting on video
  • Practice their teaching skills in different clinical scenarios
  • Learn how to provide positive as well as constructive feedback
  • Discuss the pros and cons of common teaching models
  • Observe a variety of teaching situations including challenging learners and teaching situations
  • Discuss the current research on clinical teacher knowledge and reasoning

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe common and evidence based clinical teaching models and methods
  • Practice teaching models using clinical scenarios
  • Identify challenging teaching situations and learners, and choose an appropriate teaching style/model for each
  • Summarize current research on clinical teaching models
  • Set personal goals for applying the skills learned in this workshop to one's own practice setting, and review a tool designed to assess performance of new teaching skills
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UCSF School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of four AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Course No. MGR14075.