HSS Academic Teaching Track
The Academic Teaching Track provides an opportunity for interested PGY-IV residents to further develop their teaching skills, and is especially well-suited for residents interested in pursuing a career in academic education.
Goals and Objectives:
- Residents will create a course curriculum that takes adult learning theories into consideration and implements evidence-based teaching methodology
- Residents will have 1-2 supervisors who are experts in the content of the developed course as well as teaching
- Residents will meet with their supervisor/s at least monthly
- Residents will teach two one-hour sessions to PGY-I residents in a relevant subject that will be videotaped and reviewed with the track director
- Residents will receive and review anonymous feedback from the learners to facilitate growth as a teacher
- Residents will write about their teaching experiences and submit a curriculum to a peer-reviewed curriculum source or a manuscript
- Attending conferences at The Academy at Harvard Medical School (http://hms.harvard.edu/departments/academy)
- Participation in interest groups such as “Residents as Teachers”
- Enrollment in graduate level classes in the Boston area (at own expense)
- Supervise other residents who are rotating on the acute inpatient psychiatry units, consult-liaison service, or taking call in urgent care
- Provide education to other health professions (nursing, pharmacy), medical students, and/or patients’ families
- Assist with the preparation of a presentation to be given at the annual AADPRT meeting
- Work with the Training Director on administrative tasks relevant to postgraduate medical education
- Applications are due February 1 of the PGY-III year.
- Applications will be reviewed by the Track Director and faculty
- As part of the application process, residents will develop a specific learning contract, consisting of learning goals and methods to assess progress toward meeting these goals.
- Residents spend a portion of this year participating in the Academic Teaching Track.
Dr. Rulf, MD, Academic Teaching Track Director
Dr. Pinkerson, MD, Associate Director
Faculty members: Dr. Festin, MD, Dr. Tahera, MD