Note: URLs and website addresses here were active at the time of book publication and may no longer be accessible.
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)
APGO, a non-profit, membership-based organization for women’s health educators, has a variety of freely accessible resources for preceptors including a web site on:
Teaching Tips (URL to the content at time of publication no longer available)
Effective Preceptor Series (Requires an APGO member login to access)
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita Internal Medicine
A faculty development web site designed to help community-based faculty be more effective teachers. This teaching site is composed of free mini-teaching modules, designed to give quick facts about teaching issues.
Strategies in Clinical Teaching (URL to the content at time of publication no longer available)
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita Family Medicine
A web site developed to support teachers of family and community medicine with a free online Preceptor Handbook. Some of the modules are institution specific; others are more generic including “Preceptor Skills” and “Clinical Resources.”
Family Medicine Preceptor Handbook (URL to the content at time of publication no longer available)
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
STFM has a number of resources for the family physician office preceptor including:
Preceptor Education Project teaching manuals (PEP2) designed to prepare busy family physicians to effectively and efficiently teach medical students in community settings. The most pertinent product for office-based teachers in the PEP2 materials is “A Guide for Teaching in Your Practice” workbook that provides instruction and advice on how to teach students and residents in your practice. It must be purchased. (URL to the content at time of publication no longer available)
Teaching Physician is a comprehensive web-based resource that connects medical schools and residency programs to community preceptors. It delivers videos, tips, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to in-depth information on precepting topics. A subscription must be purchased.
University of North Carolina School of Medicine (UNCSM)
UNCSM has developed The Expert Preceptor Faculty Development Program (EPIC) interactive web site for faculty development. The program focuses on critical teaching skills and seven contemporary topic areas. Registration is required but the materials are free. (URL to the content at time of publication no longer available)
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
From the Office of Faculty Development is a nine-part audio presentation on the “One-Minute Preceptor.” To play the audio files, you will need the RealAudio player; instructions on downloading a free version are provided. (URL to the content at time of publication no longer available)
NMDNJ Center for Teaching Excellence
The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey Center for Teaching Excellence was conceived and developed as a service for the health professions community. It provides a variety of teaching support resources. (URL to the content at time of publication no longer available)