Teaching in Medicine
The Teaching in Medicine club will allow you to learn about teaching career paths/opportunities and give you a chance to hone your teaching skills
If any of these questions below are of interest to you, join the Teaching in Medicine club and attend some of our meetings!
- What makes a good teacher?
- How do doctors become medical school professors?
- Why is teaching a fulfilling aspect of a doctor’s career?
- What makes a skilled attending physician/preceptor in charge of teaching trainees?
- What is the latest on medical education research?
- How do I become a better teacher?
- How do I find opportunities to reach these goals?
Planned Club Meetings
- Career development lectures and panel sessions from relevant faculty members/residents
- Opportunities for students to hone teaching skills through presentation of material of their choice (feedback from peers as well as a resident mentor(s))
- Lunch and learn over general teaching topics such as “feedback” or “giving presentations” or "overcoming imposter syndrome" (hosted by one of our faculty members)
- Annual workshop entitled “Teaching in Higher Education – Medicine” (potentially - depending on interest)
- Centralized resource to provide club members with information on opportunities for volunteer teaching, medical education research, education governance etc.
- Potential resident mentor program for teaching