Residents As Teachers - Teaching at the Bedside - Tip 4: Use Yourself as Role Model continued


Tip 4: Use yourself as an EXPLICIT role model

Take a moment to list the strengths you believe you bring to a teaching encounter. Remember, strengths also can be found through effective modeling in the face of uncertainty.

As instructors, we are also life-long learners. Are there areas in which you want to improve that will also improve your teaching? Take a moment to list those areas and think about how you can affect them (e.g. seek mentoring from an attending, solicit feedback from your student, etc.).