Education Sessions

The following external education sessions may be of interest to family physicians and primary care team members. Additional information about each session can be found via the registration link provided.

Upcoming Learning Opportunities

Clinical Teacher Series, Preceptor Orientation, and Faculty Development

Earn 1.25 Mainpro credits for each session.

Thu, Sep 14, 2023
6:00 - 7:15 pm

Introduction to having a learner in your practice—Undergraduate Preceptor Orientation

30 mins | Facilitator: Lillian Au

  • How to build an effective learning environment.
  • How to create an orientation checklist for your learner
  • Scheduling an efficient clinic day - wave scheduling
  • Learn how to teach to the level of your learner - includes overview of MD Program informing the teaching expectations for LCE, electives, clerkship 

Undergraduate Preceptor Orientation

30 mins | Facilitators: David Pickle, Martin Tieu, Ann Lee

  • What’s new for LCE, FM Electives, Clerkship

Wed, Oct 25, 2023
6:00 - 7:15 pm

Managing the clinical encounter with your learner

Facilitator: Lillian Au

  • Learn how to prepare your learner to see a patient.
  • Review tips on how to directly observe your learner.
  • How do you teach a procedural skill to your learner?
  • How to incorporate clinical reasoning and questioning in optimizing your clinical teaching?

Mon, Nov 27, 2023
6:00 - 7:15 pm

Giving (and receiving) feedback

Facilitator: Lillian Au

  • Define feedback, describe why it is important, and how can we learn do this well
  • This will include small group practice sessions on how to give and receive feedback

Tue, Jan 16, 2024
6:00 - 7:15 pm

Assessment of your learner

Facilitators: Ann Lee, Sam Horvey

  • Define formative assessment (eg. field notes), and summative assessment 
  • Reviewing pitfalls and pearls of assessment.
  • Discuss how to complete a meaningful assessment of your learner’s performance.

Mon, Feb 5, 2024
6:00 - 7:15 pm

Learner in Difficulty

Sam Horvey, Joanne Baergen

  • Learn to troubleshoot a difficult learning situation - is it the learner, the environment or the preceptor (or combination of one or more?
  • Discuss strategies on how to best approach difficult situations, include developing a learning plan

March 2024
6:00 - 7:15 pm

Antiracism in the clinical setting (2-part series)

Facilitator: Eniola Salami

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April 2024
6:00 - 7:15 pm

Teaching and Supporting Learners in 2SLGBTQ+ Care

Facilitator: Sanja Kostov

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