For Preceptors & Educators
Are you interested in becoming a preceptor?
The Department of Family and Community Medicine offers a 6-week family medicine clerkship, along with several electives, and we are always looking to add new preceptors to our program.
In recognition of physicians who agree to accept student clinicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians will award CME credits (hour for hour up to 20) for members who precept students.
In addition, we offer the opportunity for you to become an Assistant Clinical Professor at Saint Louis University. The appointment will provide you with access to the SLU Medical Center Online Digital Library, where you will find online journals, clinical keys, database research guides, and much more.
If this is something that would interest you, please contact Kelly Everard, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-977-8486 for more information.
- The Role of HRSA in the Elimination of Heath Disparities
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
- Closing the Health Gap
Site lists health conditions facing African Americans and consumer health resources
- Saint Louis Regional Health Commission http://www.stlrhc.org/ The charge of the new Commission is to improve health care access, reduce health disparities, and improve health outcomes for the uninsured and underinsured in St. Louis City and Saint Louis County. barriers to accessing the health care system. Saint Louis RHC March 2003 Report - Building a Healthier Saint Louis
Education & Training to Reduce Health Disparities
- The Network, a California-based collaborative to improve medical education and health are, offers educational materials and training to help faculty, students, and clinicians provide culturally competent care for all patients. Visit the website for more information at: http://futurehealth.ucsf.edu/cnetwork/index.html or go directly to one of their highlighted materials titled: Toward Culturally Competent Care: A Toolbox for Teaching Communication Strategies -- at: http://futurehealth.ucsf.edu/cnetwork/resources/curricula/diversity.html.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov
Indiana Prevention Resource Center @ Indiana University
- Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Information
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service National Institutes of Health
"How to Quit Smoking And Quit for Keeps"
- Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP)
Site lists fact sheets on the appropriate use of clinical preventive services, such as screening tests, immunizations, and counseling, based on U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.
American Medical Association Series: What You Should Know About Gifts to Physicians from Industry
Four, one-hour modules providing important concepts and case examples based upon ethical guidelines on promotional gifts from industry. Module topics include:
- Overview of Ethical, Professional and Legal Issues for Physicians' Relationships with Industry
- The American Medical Association's Ethical Guidelines on Gifts to Physicians from Industry
- Physicians' Expectations of Industry and Sales Personnel
- Professionalism and Gifts to Physicians from Industry
Note to Residency Directors: These educational modules will help satisfy the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements for education on professionalism and industry professional relationships.