Key Initiatives

Preceptor Expansion Initiative

Building Better Clinical Training Experiences: A Learning Collaborative

Implementation Guide

Family medicine departments, in collaboration with other departments and professions are in the midst of a pilot project designed to increase the pool of community-based preceptors and the quality of training at ambulatory sites.

This guide outlines expectations and implementation strategies for sites that were selected for the pilot.

This project is funded by the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation.

Pilot Timeline

2019

  • January 3: Call for applications opens
  • January 25, 1–2 pm EST or 4–5 pm EST: Q&A Webinar for potential applicants
  • February 2, 7:30 am: Q&A Breakfast Table for potential applicants at the Conference on Medical Student Education
  • February 22: Call for applications closes
  • Mid March: Pilot sites announced
  • April 2: Introductory webinar (required) and projects begin
  • April 26-May 17: Pre-survey for Clerkship/Rotation Directors and Coordinators
  • October: Site visit planning with evaluation team
  • October 24-25: Learning Collaborative meeting in Kansas City (required)
  • Ongoing 2019-2020: Site visits by evaluation team/tactic team

2020

  • March 20: Preceptor email lists due for survey
  • April-August: Post-survey for clerkship/rotation directors,  coordinators and preceptors
  • September: Pilot projects complete
  • October: Post measurement data due

Questions?

Contact Melissa Abuel at mabuel@stfm.org or at 913.800.5593.

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Deadlines

December 2: Statement of Interest for 2020 Foundation Board of Trustee positions due

December 20: Deadline to apply to be CERA Mentor Director

December 30: Early Registration for the Conference on Medical Student Education Ends 

December 31: Deadline for applications for Instructor for Certificate Program for VA Faculty Due

January 2: Deadline to Submit Works-in-Progress Posters for Fellows, Residents, and Students

January 17: Last day to apply to be STFM Education Column Co-Editor

March 2: Deadline to Apply to the Medical Student Educators Development Institute