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.
HOW UCF COLLEGE OF MEDICINE SUPPORTS YOU AS A RESIDENT:
- 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
- Access to library resources from off campus, https://med.ucf.edu/library/off-campus-access/
- PubMed & PICO searching refresher (contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Identification of journals for scholarly publications (contact Terri.Gotschall@ucf.edu)
- Getting Published Library guide, https://guides.med.ucf.edu/gettingpublished
- Vetted list of journals that accept case reports, https://guides.med.ucf.edu/gettingpublished/find-journals/case-reports
- How to find journals to publish in module, https://guides.med.ucf.edu/gettingpublished/find-journals
- How to evaluate journals module, https://guides.med.ucf.edu/gettingpublished/evaluate-journals
- Guide for systematic reviews, https://guides.med.ucf.edu/SystematicReviews
- In addition to the UCF COM library services, Residents also have access to the HCA library, https://hcahealthcare.ovidds.com/ Information sheet attached.
- HCALibrary_Overview_2021 (4) (1)
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.
View the Preceptor Orientation Module Menu.
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 Amanda.Ramos@ucf.edu.
- Address Inequalities
- Enhance Your Teaching with Learner Feedback
- Time Efficient Teaching Strategies
- Narrative Assessment
- Presentation on Deficits
- Setting Expectations
- Struggling Learner
- Using Questioning as a Teaching Tool
- Cultivating a Growth Mindset in Learners
- Teaching and Assessing Professionalism
- Working with Learners Across Generations
- Reflect on Teaching Effectiveness
- Designing and Creating a Positive Learning Experience
- Giving Effective Feedback
- Dealing with a Difficult Learning Situation
- Celebrate Learner Diversity
- Continuous Learning as a Teacher
- Clarifying Roles and Responsibilities
- Intervening in a Clinical Encounter
- Generational Comparisons for Teaching
- ARCH Model