Tips for the new medical teacher

  • Yong-Rafidah AR
  • Hamdan MN

Abstract

Many family doctors have become full-time or part-timemedical teachers, either for undergraduate or postgraduatefamily medicine training. The first few months in teachingcan be daunting. Common grouses include feeling illequipped in knowledge and good teaching skills. This articleis our personal viewpoint and offers some tips for new familymedicine teachers in coping with their new role.

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Published
2007-12-31
How to Cite
ARY.-R., & MNH. (2007). Tips for the new medical teacher. Malaysian Family Physician, 2(3), 3. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/264
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Original Articles