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Professional Development Coaching and Workshops

We help students improve communication skills, clinical skills and clinical reasoning skills, allowing them to develop and reach their potential as medical professionals.  The Professional Development Program:

  • Offers coaching in a one-to-one and small group practice sessions in the following areas:
    • Communications skills
    • Clinical skills
    • Clinical reasoning
    • Note writing
    • Professionalism

Sessions include feedback for students from faculty and standardized patients highly skilled in improvisational acting and verbal feedback.

  • Coordinates Coaching for Communication Skills (The Intensive) workshop for selected participants and students who volunteer to improve their communication skills.
  • Facilitates the Advanced Clinical Reasoning Block for selected participants and students who volunteer to sharpen their clinical reasoning.
  • Provides clinical refresher goals for students returning from a leave of absence.

Our faculty coaches come from different fields of medicine, and are motivated by a desire to help all students improve their essential skills.

For more information, please contact Assessment & Learning at 272-8028.