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The One Minute Preceptor Applied to A Variety of Situations

Todd Zakrajsek Family Medicine - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

One thing I have noticed in working in medical education over the past three years is that the teaching and learning material, techniques, and tips do not typically “cross over” across areas of the academy as much as they should. Ok, there is nothing new about “silos” of information, but when moving from the main to campus to health professions the lack of information exchange seems even more pronounced. Just a few months ago I was explaining the “think-pair-share” to a group of clinician educators and it became apparent that most of the teaching physicians had never heard of the technique. Some, of course, knew of the technique but most had not. The same is true of material developed in clinical education. Many fa