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Precourse for New Clerkship Directors

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Developed by CDIM

This precourse is designed to orient new internal medicine clerkship directors, associate clerkship directors, site directors, and educators involved in the medicine clerkship or subinternship to their positions. Experienced faculty will lead discussions about evaluation and grading, curriculum development, teaching strategies, research, giving and receiving advanced feedback and career development of clerkship directors. Interested participants will be assigned a mentor from the CDIM membership.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this precourse, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize struggling learners and develop strategies for these students with academic and/or interpersonal problems.
  • Have the knowledge and skills necessary to implement a successful clerkship curriculum that is consistent with national standards and trends.
  • Learn practical teaching techniques that are applicable to the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Understand how to synchronize your career in education with research opportunities that make sense for the busy clinician and educator.
  • Create a new network of colleagues through CDIM so that you can continue to share your work and learn from other faculty members beyond the time in this course.

Target Audience

This precourse is designed for clerkship or subinternship directors with fewer than three years of experience in this position.

Course Directors

Douglas S. Paauw, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine 

Adam Trosterman, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Registration Fee and Limit

The registration fee for the precourse is $375.  Enrollment is limited to 75 individuals.  For more information on registration, please refer to page **.

Preliminary Agenda

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast, Exhibits, and Alliance Member Center

 

 

8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

 

 

 

Douglas S. Paauw, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine 

Adam Trosterman, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

 

8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Curriculum Development

 

 

Christopher King, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

 

9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Teaching in the Outpatient Setting

 

 

Douglas S. Paauw, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine

 

 

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Feedback and Beyond

 

 

 

Adam Trosterman, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

 

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Burning Questions about Running a Medicine Clerkship: Panel Discussion

 

 

 

Douglas S. Paauw, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine 

David B. Neely, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University 

Adam Trosterman, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Alisa Peet, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University


 

 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Evaluation and Grading of Students

 

 

 

Alisa Peet, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

 

 

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

 

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Dealing with Students with Problems

 

 

 

Douglas S. Paauw, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine

 

 

2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Career Development through Medical Education Scholarship

 

 

Valerie J. Lang, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

 

 

2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Clerkship Director Panel Discussion and Wrap Up

 

 

 

Douglas S. Paauw, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine 

David B. Neely, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University 

Christopher King, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Adam Trosterman, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Alisa Peet, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University