Physician as Teacher Track


FLEX Pathways Core Objectives

  1. Develop skills for self-directed and lifelong learning.
  2. Demonstrate strategies for analyzing, identifying and improving personal deficiencies in knowledge and skills by setting learning and improvement goals.
  3. Define a scholarly question.
  4. Incorporate constructive feedback.
  5. Retrieve, critically appraise, and integrate current, evidence‐ or research-based biomedical information into patient care, clinical decision-making, or scholarly work.
  6. Make judgments and draw conclusions based on evidence.
  7. Apply the foundational principles of hypothesis-driven inquiry to patient care.
  8. Apply foundational principles of service‐learning with reflection on outcomes for patients and populations.
  9. Communicate effectively with patients, families, colleagues, and the public through the use of active listening and appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written skills.
  10. Prepare an oral presentation of their project and communicate their findings to their peers at the end of the program and at other institutional forums.
  11. Described the key ethical principles and specific issues involved in the planning, implementation and completion of human subjects research.

Physician as Teacher Track-Specific Objectives

  1. Define a scholarly question with a focus on education.
  2. Complete the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) mandatory training on the Responsible Conduct of Research.
  3. Read and critically interpret relevant scientific literature.
  4. Define core principles of curriculum design
  5. Describe four pedagogical or instructional strategies
  6. Explain evidence-based principles for teaching
  7. Describe how learners’ previous knowledge affects their learning
  8. Define competency-based education
  9. Explain the role of formative versus summative assessment in education
  10. Describe the evidence for feedback in learning
  11. Describe the principles of self-directed learning
  12. Explain how to write clear and measurable goals and objectives based on Bloom’s Taxonomy
  13. Identify evidence-based instructional strategies for patient education


Mentor Role and Responsibilities


Potential Physician as Teacher Mentor for Spring 2024