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Handbook of Clinical Teaching (Paperback)
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Targeting the practical needs ofclinical teachers who do not have extensive time to undergo additionaltraining, this book provides an accessible, on-the-spot resource to bolsterteaching skills and optimize the education of trainees. A massivetransformation takes place every summer in the United States: thousands oftrainees in graduate medical education are appointed as attending physiciansresponsible for effectively teaching the next generation of medical studentsand residents. This handbook includes only the most relevant topics for newclinical teachers, and covers the basics of clinical teaching, teaching inspecific situations, teaching different audiences, and best practices forhandling challenging situations. The format is conducive to “just in time”learning, perfect for quick reference before meeting with learners or engagingin specific teaching situations, such as in an ambulatory clinic or at thebedside. Key points are emphasized with frequent use of tables and boxedpractical content. Applicable to all teaching attendings regardless ofspecialty, the Handbook of Clinical Teaching is a valuable aid for individualswho wish to improve their teaching, and serves as a practical guide for facultydevelopment in clinical teaching.