Teaching Opportunities

We have many ways for you to get involved in teaching medical students, from clinical placements and academic presentations we can't wait to have you onboard.

How to get involved in teaching

Set up an Academic Appointment

If you are interested in teaching with the University of Calgary Family Medicine, you must have an active academic appointment. To receive an application, please contact the Appointment Assistant. 

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Review Teaching Opportunties

Take a moment to review the available teaching opportunities, to find the teaching that you would like to incorporate into your schedule. 

Reach Out

Contact the department to let us know what area you'd like to get involved in and get on our mailing lists. 

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You have a general community Practice

  • Year: First year students
  • Time Commitment: 1 half day per month (October to January) 
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Format: The students participate in your clinic. Clinical involvement of students is at the preceptor's discretion. 
  • Remuneration:
    • Urban - $140/session/student (4 sessions) 
    • Rural - $200/session/student (3 sessions) 
  • Year: Second year students
  • Time Commitment: 6-10 half days/week
  • Duration: Generally 2 weeks; may request 2-6 weeks (July & August) 
  • Format: The students participate in your clinic. Clinical involvement of students is at the preceptor's discretion.
  • Remuneration: 
    • $125/week/student
  • Year: Second year students
  • Time Commitment: 1 half days per month (April - June)
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Format: The students participate in your clinic. Clinical involvement of students is at the preceptor's discretion. 
  • Remuneration: 
    • Urban - $140/session/student (3 sessions) 
    • Rural - $200/session/student (2 sessions) 
  • Year: Second year students
  • Time Commitment: 1/2 day sessions 
  • Duration: 10 week blocks; 2 blocks per academic year 
  • Remuneration: 
    • $450/block/student - pro-rated when shared 

You have a focused practice in an area of special interest (e.g. low risk obs)

  • Year: First & second year students
  • Time Commitment: 6-10 half days/week
  • Duration: Generally 2 weeks (may request 2-6 weeks, negotiated with you). Elective occurs July & August)
  • Format: The students participate in your clinic. Clinical involvement of students is at the preceptor's discretion. 
  • Remuneration: 
    • $125/week/student 
  • Year: Second year students
  • Time Commitment: 1/2 day sessions 
  • Duration: 10 week blocks; 2 blocks per academic year 
  • Remuneration: 
    • $450/block/student – pro-rated when shared

Teaching & Examining Outside Your Clinic

  • Year: First & second year students
  • Time Commitment: varies
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Format: Classroom. Small group (e.g. medical skills course)
  • Remuneration: 
    • $125/hour
  • Year: First & second year students
  • Time Commitment: 1/2 to 1 day per session
  • Duration: 2 sessions/year
  • Format: Direct Observation of history taking and/or physcial examination skills. 
  • Remuneration: 
    • $125/hour
  • Year: All
  • Time Commitment: varies
  • Duration: 1-3 years
  • Format: Provide periodic counsel/advice to student(s)
  • Remuneration: 
    • $0.00
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You have a general community practice

  • Year: third year students
  • Time Commitment: 8 1/2 day clinics per week
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Format: With you in your clinic. 
  • Remuneration: 
    • Urban - $250/week/clerk
    • Rural - $325/week/clerk
  • Year: third year students
  • Time Commitment: 7 1/2 day clinics per week
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Format: With you in your clinic. 
  • Remuneration: 
    • Urban - $250/week/clerk
    • Rural - $325/week/clerk

You have a focused practice in an area of special interest (e.g. low risk obs)

  • Year: third year students
  • Time Commitment: 8 1/2 day clinics per week
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Format: With you in your clinic. 
  • Remuneration: 
    • Urban - $250/week/clerk
    • Rural - $325/week/clerk

Teaching & Examining outside your clinic

  • Year: third year students
  • Time Commitment: 3 hours max per session
  • Duration: 1 to 12 sessions per year
  • Format: 1 or 2 examiners for the clerks' project presentations in FM
  • Remuneration: 
    • $125/hour