Instructor giving a lecture

Teaching is an integral part of many faculty members' responsibilities at the Medical School, whether they're instructing medical students in a traditional classroom setting, or teaching benchside in the lab.

Find resources to help you refine your skills as an instructor and energize your ideas for sharing knowledge.


January 29, 2020

This Educator Guide goes into great depth about the Medical School curriculum and also includes a plethora of other useful pieces of information for faculty who engage with our medical students. It also helps with our education efforts around the LCME reaccreditation process.

July 31, 2018

The Academy for Educational Excellence and Scholarship (i.e. Academy) at the University of Michigan Medical School is intended to recognize and augment the educational rigor and innovation of its faculty, to promote faculty development in education & mentoring, foster the visibility of UMMS educational leadership nationally and internationally, and to mobilize these talents to improve educational outcomes.

December 04, 2017

This Coursera course provides those involved in educating members of the health professions an asynchronous, interdisciplinary, and interactive way to obtain, expand, and improve their teaching skills. These skills can then be applied within their own professional context, with a variety of learners, extending across many stages.

Taught by: Caren Stalburg, MD, MA, Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Associate Professor of Learning Health Sciences, U-M Medical School

September 06, 2016

This is an interactive online self-study activity focused on key elements of teaching and assessing clinical skills developed by Sally Santen, M.D./Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Educational Research and Quality Improvement, and Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Medical Education, U-M Medical School. 

The full course is comprised of modules that include:

  1.  Providing Feedback
  2. Orienting the Learner
  3. Using the RIME Model
  4. How to Effectively Supervise and Teach Residents:  Entrustment and Autonomy
  5. The Briefing, Inter-case or Intra-operative Teaching, Debriefing (BID) Model for Clinical Teaching
  6. How to Effectively Incorporate Evidence Based Medicine Teaching into the Clinical Environment

You are able to review any or all of the modules at your leisure. 

To access this course: Go to https://www.coursera.org/learn/clinical-skills/ and click on "Enroll Now".


November 13, 2014

A community of experts and practitioners dedicated to sharing the best, most practical information about developing and delivering face-to-face and online presentations. The ability to create and deliver persuasive presentations plays a crucial role in the career advancement and income levels of business people across disciplines.


November 13, 2014

Clear speech is essential for success in today's global workforce. Communication and language barriers often block people from reaching their personal and professional goals.  This company provides training for groups or individuals on speaking English with clarity and precision and can help you communicate better.

November 10, 2014

If you want to improve your public speaking skills, there are many Toastmasters groups in the local area.  You can even start a club of your own.

August 14, 2014

This U-M center provides teaching consultations, graduate student instructor training, and other resources to support new and experience instructors.

July 29, 2014

The Medical Education Scholars Program is designed for Medical School faculty and a limited number of fellows to develop as leaders in medical education. Skills emphasized include educational leadership, teaching and scholarship.

July 28, 2013

Presented by Patricia Mullan, Ph.D., Department of Medical Education, and Laura Hopson, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine