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Clerkship Onboarding Implementation Guide

Clerkship Onboarding Resources

Integrate these free online resources into your preclerkship curriculum

Join departments, specialties, and health professions across the country in standardizing the onboarding of students and reducing administrative burdens for community preceptors. 

Goals: 

  • Ease the administrative burden on community faculty (preceptors) at ambulatory clinical sites by standardizing documentation
  • Help preceptors integrate students more easily into the practice
  • Increase student value to practices
  • Aid teaching programs in administering clinical clerkship (rotation) experiences

Your students can: 

  • Get practical tips on "How to Be Awesome in an Ambulatory Clinical Rotation"
  • Complete online modules on:
    • "How to Write a High-Quality Note in the Electronic Medical Record"
    • "How to Perform Medication Reconciliation"
    • "Motivational Interviewing: a Structured Approach to Behavior Change”
  • Fill out a student passport that provides preceptors with basic information about the student's training and objectives for the current rotation. Clerkship coordinators submit the passport, along with a Readiness for Clinical Work letter, to clerkship sites to streamline the onboarding process and ensure that students are ready to learn and contribute when they begin their clerkship.

These resources were created by the Tactic 3 Team of the Preceptor Expansion Initiative with funding by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation, and the Physician Assistant Education Association.

Questions?

Contact Emily Walters at ewalters@stfm.org or 913.800.5677. 

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