Clinical Educators’ Conference: Practical Approaches

September 10, 2021 - September 11, 2021
3:00 PM

Join PCOM faculty and other medical educators for the Clinical Educators' Conference, a virtual continuing medical education event. The conference will take place on Friday, September 10 and Saturday, September 11. Participants will be able to attend the live webinars or watch the pre-recorded videos.


Educational session topics will include:

  • Microaggressions in the clinical setting
  • Simulation tools to introduce students to clinical medicine
  • Community-based research opportunities
  • Tips for incorporating students into clinical practices
  • And more! View the program brochure (PDF).

Virtual Pre-Conference Workshop

Clinical Educators Virtual Pre-Conference Workshop: Techniques to Teach

In an effort to expose our medical students to diverse clinical experiences in medicine, we invite you to participate in our newly created pre-conference workshop, Techniques to Teach, for clinicians interested in classroom teaching. This interactive workshop will be led by PCOM alumni who will introduce participants to the tools and techniques needed to create meaningful learning experiences for medical students.

Friday, September 10, 2021
10 a.m. - 12 noon

View flyer (PDF)


Friday, September 10, 2021

3 p.m.

Getting Excited About Clinical Education

Peter Bidey, DO, MEd
Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, PCOM

4 p.m.

Navigating Microaggressions in the Clinical Setting

Marcine Pickron-Davis, PhD
Chief Diversity and Community Relations Officer, PCOM

Alicia Hahn-Murphy
Diversity and Compliance Coordinator, PCOM

5 p.m.

Simulation as a Way to Introduce Students to Clinical Medicine Before Clerkship Rotations

Brian Mann, EdD, MS, PA-C
Chief of Simulation Operations, PCOM

Saturday, September 11, 2021

8 a.m.

Evaluating the Evidence

Barbara Wood, MLIS
Associate Director of Library, Education and Engagement, PCOM

9 a.m.

Community-Based Research: A Practical and Manageable Approach

Winston Price, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Pipeline Programs, PCOM

10 a.m.

Student Perspectives on Clinical Rotations (Panel Discussion)

Marla Golden, DO, MS
Associate Dean of Clinical Education, PCOM

Michael Becker, DO, MS, FACOFP
Associate Dean of Clinical Education, PCOM

11 a.m.

Let the Student do the Work: Feedback and "Tell me More About That"

Andrea Mann, DO
Dean and Chief Academic Officer, PCOM

12 p.m.

Work Them Into the Flow: Tips for how to Incorporate Students Into Your Clinical Practice

Charmaine Chan, DO
Designated Institutional Official and Osteopathic Program Director, Nazareth Hospital - St. Mary Medical Center

1 p.m.

There's an App for That

Winston Georgia, PhD, DO
Associate Program Director, Bryn Mawr Family Practice Residency Program

2 p.m.

Master Adaptive Learner: Clinical Relevance

Joseph Kaczmarczyk, DO, MPH, MBA
Vice Dean, PCOM


MSRP $200
Current PCOM Preceptor Free
Full-Time PCOM Faculty/Staff Free
Current PCOM Resident Free
Current PCOM Students Free

Objectives and target audience

  • Explain the relevance of clinical education in shaping tomorrow’s healthcare providers.
  • Describe methods for assessing and providing feedback to learners in the clinical setting.
  • Identify at least three new strategies to engage learners in a clinical setting.
Target audience

Clinical educators (preceptors, external clinicians, internship directors, clinical supervisors, etc.) and those who teach students and residents in a clinical setting.

Academic programs

Credit options

DO physicians

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association of medical education for physicians. PCOM designates this program for a maximum of ten hours of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Credit options
  • Ten hours of AOA Category 1A if viewed live or one reviewed one week after live date.
  • Ten hours of AOA Category 1B for watching recorded sessions one week after live date.
  • One credit hour for each hour of content reviewed.

Note: This  program is not approved for ACCME, APA, ACPE or CAPTE continuing education.


View the program brochure (PDF) for additional details or register for the course online.

Send inquiries and special requests to:

Alexandra Bones, CME Coordinator
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1694
Phone: 215-871-6348 | Fax: 215-871-6781