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.
One-hour interactive lectures and panel discussions with respected educators in our department
Personalized meetings with a faculty mentor within or outside your division and who has shared interests
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.
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