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Faculty and Resident as Educator (FRAE) Program

GME Resident as Educator Program

The main UTHSC College of Medicine requires that all first year residents throughout the Statewide College of Medicine System who are in the seven programs at UTHSC that sponsor requires Medical Student Clerkships (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery) must complete a longitudinal GME Resident as Educator [RAE] online curriculum developed by the UTHSC Teaching and Learning Center that will guide them in their roles as educators for Medical Students and more junior Residents.  The course consists of an introduction and then 10 additional modules housed within the UTHSC Blackboard platform. Module topics include learning theory, setting learner expectations, feedback, teaching in the outpatient and inpatient settings, teaching medical procedures, questioning, role modeling, and teaching clinical reasoning skills.  The modules include post-tests and written reflections within Blackboard that focus on specific educational topics

Residents begin the curriculum and assignments in February of their first year of Residency and should be able to complete the training by the end of November in their second year of training.  All other UT Residency and Fellowship programs are able to participate in the RAE Curriculum at the discretion of their Program DIrectors.  Certificates of completion are provided by the Teaching and Learning Center to our individual Residency Coordinators for distribution and documentation.  

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