University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Resources For Educators

The Department of Medicine offers several resources and programs, listed below, that are designed for medical educators. If you have a question about these resources, or an idea about other support needed for medical educators, email Laura Zakowski, MD, Professor (CHS), General Internal Medicine and Associate Vice Chair for Undergraduate Medical Education.

Resident as Educator

This Resident as Educator (RAE) curriculum is designed to build the skills necessary for you to develop and execute an effective and engaging classroom or simulation based teaching session in the fourth-year Internship Preparation Course at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

COACH Program

Clarifying learning Outcomes and providing Actionable feedback
with Coaching to Help learners succeed

The COACH program provides a method for faculty to guide a learner's development by focusing feedback on specific actions and behaviors, next steps for growth and clearly defined outcomes. This will help "coach" a learner through a permanent change in behavior.

QI Night

Request Funds for Faculty Development

The Department of Medicine Education Committee will provide up to $5,000 to support faculty who are in need of funding for faculty development. We will consider requests that will result in improved or enhanced education of our learners. Download the request form

Medical Education Innovation Grant Application

The Department of Medicine Education Committee will award grants up to $20,000 to support educational projects for DOM faculty or trainees. Grant applications are due February 24, 2020. If you are considering a grant, our committee recommends that you submit a letter of intent at any time throughout the year, so we can mentor your success as an educational scholar and ensure a high quality application. Please review our FAQs and submit any additional questions and your letter of intent to:
Laura Zakowski, MD, Chair Education Committee