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Constructive Feedback

What: Feedback provides students with helpful information on how to improve skills in the clinic. Most clinical teaching and feedback occurs in the context of a busy clinical practice where time is a premium.

Why: There are increasing challenges to balance student learning and feedback while maintaining productivity and work responsibilities. Constructive feedback in a consistent manner is essential for professional growth and skill development.


  • The One Minute CI is a method for providing efficient feedback in a busy clinical setting. This article edited by William Haung, MD, provides effective communication regarding:
    • Learner commitment/Establishing goals;
    • Clinical reasoning;
    • Positive feedback;
    • Constructive guidance;
    • Guiding principle a brief time frame.
    Here is a link to video explanations and examples of the one minute CI: