Small group teaching

Small group teaching within each of the systems-based courses in the first two years of the curriculum, as well as clerkship course 8.

Preparation time

Master Teachers are expected to teach across the curriculum, thus often outside the clinical expertise. Preparation time is allotted for such small group sessions in the first 2 preclinical years, including small groups in Courses 1-7, Global Health, Healthy Populations and Advanced Evidence Based Medicine.

Medical Skills Sessions

(Communication, Physical Exam, Procedural Skills, Ethics, Well Physician). Each session is 2 hours in length. Preparation time is available for some of these sessions.

Teaching Excellence in Medical Education Program

Please see the Office of Faculty Development website for more details. Each Master Teacher will be expected to complete the requirements for the certificate within the first year of their contract. The 80 hours required for the certificate can be counted as part of the yearly totals.


Faculty Development sessions:

The Office of Faculty Development organizes sessions to improve the teaching skills of physicians throughout the Calgary. Master Teachers may be asked to help facilitate one or more of these sessions during the year. Hours involved in these sessions will be counted towards yearly totals.

Journal club and Case Studies or Annual Retreat

Journal club and Case Studies sessions or the annual retreat organized by the Director of the Master Teacher Program

Rural Integrated Clerkship

Distance learning educational sessions

Acting as an examiner for OSCEs.