Developing future leaders in medical education is one of the core goals of our Emergency Medicine Residency Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Our EM residents are engaged in an array of teaching activities throughout their residency. This includes 50+ hours of didactic teaching, including presentations at weekly conferences and daily morning / noon reports, using multiple interactive formats and technologies. Also, residents have significant bedside clinical teaching opportunities, both during the PGY-3 year while overseeing the care of seriously ill patients and during the PGY-4 year while supervising junior residents and serving as a pre-attending.
Innovation and creativity in their teaching efforts is highly encouraged. Our residents have the opportunity to design educational symposiums, run simulations, teach problem based learning sessions, precept at the bedside, work with medical students and even teach internationally if they wish.
We have formalized our program to develop residents into teacher as an Educator Curriculum. The NYP Residency leadership recently presented this curriculum in the Marvin R. Dunn Oral and Poster Sessions at the ACGME National Meeting.