Residents As Teachers
From bedside teaching, presenting morning report cases, precepting in clinic, and teaching at the Uniformed Services University, our residents have a plethora of opportunities to hone their teaching skills throughout residency.
Morning report case presentations
Medical student clerkship teaching
Journal Club presentation
Clinicopathologic case presentation
Ward "pre-attending" opportunities
USU Educational Opportunities
**Check out the POTW for contacts, dates, and links to sign-up**
Facilitate small group sessions with pre-reading and grading of student essays spread across the year.
Topics include obesity, sexuality, racism, mistakes, etc.
Help support field exercises.
Cardiopulmonary Renal Modules: January
Lead discussions on various topics, including: autonomics, cough, dyspnea, HTN, Renal US, hyponatremia, acid-base, kidney disease
Introduction to Clinical Reasoning (ICR)
Small group sessions focused on a specific topic in the context of clinical cases.
Growth (September): normal and abnormal growth patterns in childhood
Pediatric Issues (September): common pediatric presentations (febrile infant, fussy toddler, etc.)
Neonatal Transitions (January): common clinical presentations in the neonate transitioning from the intrauterine to extrauterine environments
Transitions to Care
Lead a small group discussion on Transitions of Care/Patient Handoffs
Adolescent Psychosocial Interview: September
Facilitate a debrief discussion following a modeled/role-play of the HEADSSS exam in small groups.
Implementing a Management Plan: February
Precept a MSIV small group session on "how to implement a management plan" and provide students an opportunity to discuss and practice some basic management skills using a case format
Clerkship Round Robin
Teach USU students who are in their POET (progress testing, orientation, education, training) week
Designed for USU students who have their upcoming Peds rotation in the subsequent 3 months. Students practice by going through cases/skills. Faculty/residents serve as observers and give feedback for these cases.
Occurs throughout the year: August, January, May
Co-facilitate a variety of multi-disciplinary health humanities activities. Past sessions include painting, comics design, dance, art of observation with National Gallery of Art, improv in medicine, narrative writing.
Annually occurs in March