Advising medical students regarding their career-related choices and working one-on-one with them in clinical settings are typical behaviors for most medical school faculty.
Stephen S. Davis, PhD, USAF Major Retired, Director, Faculty Development, OU-HCOM/Center for Osteopathic Research and Education (CORE)
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Students are concerned with their career-related choices even before they matriculate at a medical school. AACOM has developed a Career Planning Guide which is designed for both the student and the advisor. This tool also works well as an integral part of Orientation for First Year Students as well as a ‘just in time’ resource throughout their medical school experience.
Below are some of the resources found in the Guide:
Working individually and in small groups with students as a preceptor in a clinical setting calls for skills that are different than classroom teaching skills. We recommend that you use the Education Scholar Module that focuses on these important skills – including the whys and hows of role modeling professionalism.