Top Ten Clinical Teaching Pearls

From David Aizenberg, MD, FACP, Nadia Bennett, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Leslie Kersun, MD, MSCE, MSEd, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Jeanine Ronan, MD, MS, MSEd, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, and Corrie Stankiewicz, M.D., MSEd, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

  1. Be deliberate: think out loud, explain your reasoning
  2. Encourage learners to step up, then you stand back
  3. Provide articles
  4. Teach around examples
  5. Utilize role playing
  6. Use diagrams when able
  7. Generate discussions, use basic science mechanisms to help generate accurate hypotheses
  8. Start with easy questions
  9. Signpost your teaching
  10. Set the stage (and expectations)
    *Bonus Tip: Have Fun!


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