Medical School

Clinician Educator Pathway

The Clinician Educator Pathway is designed for students interested in the theory and methods of teaching and learning.

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About the Pathway
The Clinician Educator Pathway is designed for students interested in the theory and methods of teaching and learning. Students will explore methods to improve teaching in the clinical setting, learn how to apply educational principles to the development of educational materials and curricula, and develop a scholarly educational product.
Pathway Director
Joseph Budovec, MD
Associate Professor
Goals and Competencies

Goal:

Pathway activities address:

  • Developing skills to teach in various settings 
  • Learning about how adults learn and different styles of learning 
  • Developing instruction for medical students, residents, and other health care practitioners 
  • Advising/mentoring peers and others 
  • Designing evaluation tools 
  • Leading groups involved in education 

Pathway Competencies or Objectives:

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Advising & Mentoring
  • Learner Assessment
  • Leadership & Administration
  • Evaluation
Examples of Topics and Activities

Examples of Core Session Topics:

  • Program Development 
  • Learning Environments & Communities 
  • Teaching Styles 
  • Mentorship 
  • How to Deliver and Design and Excellent Education Presentation 
  • Design Thinking for Curriculum Development  

Examples of Non-core Activities: 

  • Peer tutoring 
  • Admissions interviewer 
  • Testing of new educational methods 
  • Innovations in Health Care Education Research Conference Judge 
  • Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
  • Warrior Partnership