What do we hope to achieve in family practice training and how

  • SC Chan


For new teachers and mentors in family practice, you areembarking on a career (part time or fulltime) that is bothchallenging and rewarding. You may be at a loss as to how tostart to become a good teacher or mentor. Understanding thatneed, this new series of short notes will hopefully provide sometips on specific areas of concern like how to prepare a tutorial,to give feedback, mentoring and touch on various teachingand assessments methods available.

In this first article I would like to give you an overview on somecurrent trends in medical education – on what we hope toachieve in our students and how, before other authors go intospecific areas of teaching in later articles. (copied from article)


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McAleer S. Trends in Assessments. Performance Assessment. Centre of Medical Education, University of Dundee;1997:1-4.

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ChanS. (2012). What do we hope to achieve in family practice training and how. Malaysian Family Physician, 2(1), 3. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/133
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