Residency Policies & Procedures
V. CLINICAL ROTATIONS
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR TEACHING ROTATIONS
Goal: goal of teaching rotations is to provide supervised experience
in direct teaching or supervision and/or in curriculum development.
Supervision: Residents doing teaching rotations have a UW faculty
research mentor. The expectation is that the mentor meets with the resident
once a week and is available to respond to questions and critique teaching
products (e.g. the resident's direct teaching or supervision; drafts of
teaching presentations, syllabi, or curricula).
Objectives: Residents completing teaching rotations are expected
1. Patient Care
- Display a commitment to teaching and supervising others in a manner
that is clinically relevant and improves patient care.
- Display appropriate knowledge of basic and clinical sciences relevant
to the teaching project.
- Demonstrate the ability to synthesize information and place research
findings into the context of existing literature.
3. Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
- Locate and critically appraise scientific literature relevant to
the teaching project.
- Use feedback from learners and observers to improve teaching effectiveness.
4. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
- Display effective oral communication skills in lecture, small group,
clinical rounds, and/or one-to-one teaching or supervision settings.
- Display effective written communication skills (e.g. in writing curricula,
educational materials, or education-related articles).
- Demonstrate the ability to assess and respond to learners' abilities
- Demonstrate respect for others, compassion.
- Demonstrate integrity, accountability, responsible and ethical behavior.
- Demonstrate understanding, as part of clinically-oriented teaching,
of patients/research subjects and their illnesses in a sociocultural
context, including displaying sensitivity to patients' culture, ethnicity,
age, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual minority status, and/or disabilities.
6. Systems-Based Practice
- Understand the system of education/training, curriculum, and context
within which he/she is teaching.
- Include in teaching an appreciation of the broader health care system
and the role of clinicians in patient advocacy.
- Display effective team leadership skills, including the ability to
triage, prioritize tasks, and delegate work as appropriate.
8. Educational Attitudes
- Display openness to supervision; accept constructive criticism.
- Seek direction when appropriate; demonstrate eagerness to learn.
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