Curriculum

Residents as Educators

The following curricula, created by the Faculty for Tomorrow Task Force, can be used for didactic presentations to enhance residents' teaching skills. Each curriculum includes a PowerPoint presentation, facilitator's guide, and a quiz.

 

Teaching

Residents are required to teach medical students and other residents. This curriculum can be used to equip residents with the necessary skills to become effective teachers, improving resident and student education and, ultimately, patient care. Topics covered include adult learning theory, general teaching tips, common pitfalls, and teaching techniques.

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Feedback

Giving (and receiving) feedback is an essential and continual part of teaching and learning. This curriculum covers the definition of feedback, characteristics of effective feedback, strategies for delivering effective feedback, and scenarios for active application of feedback strategies.

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Social and Emotional Learning

Evidence about the impact of learning environments on the quality of learning continues to mount. Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is a theory and associated methods aimed at improving the social and emotional components of learning environments. This curriculum exposes residents to SEL and introduces best practices for incorporating SEL into teaching in residency.

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Effective Presentations

Presenting at conferences and giving didactic lectures to colleagues, medical students, and others is an essential part of teaching in residency. This curriculum introduces methods for creating and delivering effective presentations.

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Evaluation in Learning

Medical students, residents and faculty are evaluated in multiple ways throughout their careers. This curriculum briefly describes evaluation rationales and structures in medical education and how to effectively evaluate medical learners.

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Events

Deadlines

August 1: Applications Due for the H. Winter Griffith Resident Scholarship for Excellence in Practice Improvement and Patient Care and the The FPM Award for Practice Improvement

August 1: Deadline for applications for the CERA General Membership Survey

August 12: Deadline to self-nominate for a position on the STFM Board of Directors

September 9: Call for Proposals for the STFM Annual Spring Conference closes

September 15: Last day to submit curriculum for the National Clerkship Curriculum

September 17: Deadline to apply for the Advocacy Scholarship for New Faculty

October 1: Applications due for STFM/MEDICC Trip to Cuba