Learning From Teaching - Academic Year 2020
Learning from Teaching
Claiming CME Credit
As a medical educator, you can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (CME credit) for your own professional development.
Types of Teaching Activities
Physician preceptors/faculty members may claim credit for a variety of interactions. Types of teaching activities include, but are not limited to:
- Formal presentations to medical students, residents;
- Development of cases, clinical problems;
- Supervising clinical or simulated activities;
- Instruction on clinical or other skills;
- Assessing learner performance (clinical or simulation settings);
- Mentoring other scholarly activities.
Guidelines for Receiving Credit
- The process applies only to teaching medical students and/or residents/fellows in GW's ACGME approved programs.
- Learning must be paired with teaching. You must engage in some new learning that you then apply to
- If you teach the same content on more than one occasion, even to a different audience, you may claim credit only once. However, whenever you undertake new learning, even on a previous topic, that becomes a new learning-teaching combination eligible for credit.
- Educational materials used to prepare for teaching cannot be materials or activities developed by an ACCME-defined commercial interest.
- A maximum of 30 CME credits (for 15 hours of teaching) will be provided per person per calendar year.
- The course(s) described must not have occurred prior to 7/1/17.
- 100.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.