Learn to Teach with Confidence

Our Fellow Medical Education (FAME) Training Track trains fellows to become effective clinician-teachers and scholars.

The program gives you lifelong transferable skills that will help you move beyond "See one, do one, teach one"—and teach with confidence.

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Track Structure

Didactics

One-hour interactive lectures and panel discussions with respected educators in our department

Mentorship

Personalized meetings with a faculty mentor within or outside your division and who has shared interests

Direct Observation

Live feedback of your teaching skills in a variety of settings

What You'll Learn

  • Instructional skills in bedside teaching, ambulatory teaching, lectures, small groups, teaching procedures and virtual teaching
  • Formative and summative feedback
  • Evidence-based curriculum design and program evaluation
  • Critical appraisal of medical education literature
  • Tools for designing, conducting and disseminating a scholarly education project
  • How to define your teaching philosophy and identify your medical education career goals

Our department also offers several educator resources designed to address the issues and questions that educators confront regularly.

Expectations

If you join the FAME track, we expect you to:

  • Attend didactic sessions either in-person or virtually as much as possible
  • Meet with your mentor at least semi-annually to review progress and discuss next steps in your development
  • Complete three instances of direct observation and teaching feedback with your mentor
Allergy and Immunology fellow talking with faculty member in clinic

Leadership

Program Faculty

Program Director

Program Administrator