A Primer for the Clinician Educator Supporting Excellence and Promoting Change Through Storytelling
This concise, introductory primer has been written specifically for clinician educators (CEs), particularly those new to the role and those working to further develop their experience and knowledge. Drawing on his dual roles as a pediatrician and medical educationalist, the author uses story-telling and personal experience alongside practical tips and tricks to support the reader in their teaching, patient care and educational scholarship, helping both junior faculty and more senior educators to avoid pitfalls in all segments of their careers.
1 . Introduction
2. The Junior Clinician-Educator
3. The Mid-Level Clinician-Educator
4. The Senior Clinician-Educator
5. Tips For Clinician-Educator
Ten Helpful Books
Greenberg’s A Primer for the Clinician Educator: Supporting Excellence and Promoting Change Through Storytelling (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2022) provides an amazing spectrum of advice and tips on developing one’s career in medical education......I suggest that all faculty in academic health centers can benefit from this read, because the ultimate goal is effecting change (learning) that directly or indirectly positively impacts patient care......Greenberg will assist you in finding the study question, engaging collaborators, networking, defining yourself professionally through advocacy or educational research or a clinical niche that feeds those, measuring your accomplishments, enriching your career and yes, effecting change.
Janet E. Fischel, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Past Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, Past Division Chief, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University &, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital