April 5, 2021

Medical Students’ and Residents’ Preferred Site Characteristics and Preceptor Behaviors for Learning in the Ambulatory Setting : A Cross Sectional Survey

BMC Medical Education


All final year medical students at five medical schools in Ontario were queried about what made their learning in the ambulatory setting a good experience. Not surprisingly “having an adequate number and variety of patients while being supervised by enthusiastic preceptors who give feedback and are willing to discuss their reasoning processes and delegate responsibility are site characteristics and preceptor behaviors valued by almost all learners.”