The Clinical Faculty Mentoring Pilot Program, a partnership between the Office of Clinical Faculty Affairs and UBC CPD, will launch this October, 2017. The program will provide mentorship to support the career goals of clinical faculty in the UBC Faculty of Medicine (MDs) and Department of Physical Therapy (PTs) in various practice settings.
The Physical Therapy arm of this eight month pilot education program will match five junior Clinical Faculty/Clinical Educators (mentees) with senior and more experienced volunteer clinical faculty (mentors). Potential physical therapy mentees were identified by senior clinical faculty members and the PT CPD Coordinator. Some of the mentees will be from northern and rural areas of BC and seek to enhance their clinical skills and ability to teach and support PT students during clinical placements.
An evaluation study will measure impacts on engagement of clinical faculty and self-identified goals of the participants.
This is an exciting clinical faculty development project at UBC and Physical Therapy is proud to be one of the two professions taking part in the pilot.
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Submitted by Jan Lowcock PT CPD Coordinator