Opportunities for Faculty Involvement in Medical Student Education

1. Primary Care Clerkship (PCC) PBL and Patient-Doctor Communication Facilitators

One morning or afternoon a week, 5-8 PCC students come together to discuss a series of problem-based learning (PBL) cases. These sessions are student-directed and driven. As faculty moderator, you provide guidance and direction to the group. In addition to the PBL sessions, student also have three, 90-minute, structured Doctor/Patient Communication sessions. These sessions are designed to develop competencies related to communication issues commonly encountered in most patient care settings. Each student in your group will video tape one patient encounter for review during these sessions.

Time commitment: approx 1/2 day/week for 7 sessions during an 8 week block
Compensation: 0.025 FTE
Contact: Christie Legler - christie.legler@fammed.wisc.edu

2. Primary Care Clerkship (PCC) Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Evaluators & Community Project Evaluators

Up to 5 faculty evaluators are needed every 8 weeks (am half days) throughout the academic year. Faculty members evaluate student performance in a standardized patient encounter. In addition, faculty evaluators are needed for the same amount of time to evaluate student community projects.

Time commitment: approx 4 hours
Compensation: N/A
Contact: Christie Legler - christie.legler@fammed.wisc.edu

3. Primary Care Clerkship (PCC) preceptors

For more information see:
http://fammed.wisc.edu/med-student/pcc/preceptor/introduction

4. Generalist Partnership Program (GPP) Faculty Mentors

The GPP program is part of Patient, Doctor and Society (PDS), a four-semester course, focusing on biological, psychological and social aspects of patient centered care. The course teaches communication skills, physical examination, evidence-based medicine, professionalism and health care in society. Students complete 3 or more half-day clinical sessions with their assigned Generalist Preceptor during each semester. A suggested schedule is sent to each student and preceptor. The dates of these sessions may be altered to meet the needs of students and preceptors, as long as 3 or more sessions are completed.

Time Commitment: Mentoring & teaching during 3 of your regularly scheduled half-day clinic sessions/semester.
Compensation: N/A
Contact: joyce.jeardeau@fammed.wisc.edu

5. Patient, Doctor & Society Small Group Facilitator

Patient, Doctor and Society (PDS) is a four-semester course, focusing on biological, psychological and social aspects of patient centered care. The course teaches communication skills, physical examination, evidence-based medicine, professionalism and health care in society. As a faculty facilitator, you partner with a resident to lead groups of 6 - 8 students in developing history and physical examination skills.

Time Commitment: one half day/week during each academic semester
Compensation: 0.05 FTE
Contact: joyce.jeardeau@fammed.wisc.edu

6. MEDiC Clinic Volunteer Attending Physician

This student-run organization provides acute care, referral services, and education to uninsured or homeless individuals/families at six Madison area clinics. Physician volunteers are needed to staff at Grace (homeless men), Salvation Army (homeless women and children) and the South Side (uninsured of all ages and many Spanish speaking patients) clinics. This is a great opportunity to serve the community while also mentoring students in a rewarding service-learning setting. Involvement includes direct supervision of student provided care.

Time Commitment: Flexible and can vary according to your schedule. Clinic sessions occur on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings and last about 3.5 hours
Compensation: N/A
Contact: joyce.jeardeau@fammed.wisc.edu