Teaching Pearls and Pitfalls: Five Strategies for Early Career, Academic Hospitalists

Alfred Burger, MD, SFHM; Chad Miller, MD, FHM


The Hospitalist. 2016;20(1):1, 4 

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One of the challenges a new academic hospitalist faces is trying to become a valued member of the teaching faculty. You are intent on becoming that next great attending you have always aspired to be; however, no one has clearly guided you on making this transition. In our experience, a handful of common teaching pitfalls frequently unravel the best efforts of young hospitalists. Below, you will find five strategies to take your teaching to the next level.