The Resident as Teacher (RAT) Program aims to improve the teaching skills of residents, enhancing the educational experience of both residents and medical students throughout their clinical training. The RAT program is designed to fulfill the educational and program requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). If you have any questions or would like to participate in the Resident as Teacher program please contact Amanda Ramos.


  • CV Review
  • Clinical Teaching Workshops: Our program trains residents in teaching skills, which are essential to training medical students and delivering patient education.
  • Clerkship Orientation that includes a focus on reviewing the clerkship objectives and policies, while discussing the Resident’s role with our learners.
  • Library Resources: Comprehensive list below.
  • Peer Observation
  • Small Group Facilitator Training for classroom support
Clinical Workshop Menu
Library Resources

Orientation to Clerkship Modules

As a Resident Teacher, you are required to know of specific policies and learning objectives that are relevant while working with our learners. Each year you will receive an email from the Faculty Development team with instructions to complete the module specific to your specialty. For more information, please contact Amanda Ramos.

Preceptor Orientation Modules

Med Ed Minute

The MedEd Minute publication provides practical tips for clinical educators.  Each MedEd Minute can be digested in one minute or less and is focused on high yield topics, such as working with struggling learners, setting expectations, and assessment.  If you would like to recommend additional topics for the series, please contact