Clinical Teaching: a Legacy to the Profession

"...that I taught medical students...I regard this as by far the most useful and important work I have been called upon to do." - Sir William Osler

NOTE: Presentation slides are available for pdf download at the bottom of the page. 

Program Goal

To promote clinical teaching excellence and the legacy of clinical teaching to the profession.

Course Format

This seven module, educational activity is presented in an online, on-demand, video/slide presentation/panel format. The program can be completed at your convenience.

Time to Complete: Approximately four hours

The course includes:

1. Pre-test
2. Video modules
3. Post-test
4. Course evaluation
5. Certificate

Course Fees

Physicians and other health care professionals - $75
LMU Clinical Faculty - $50 (applied at cart level)
LMU-DCOM Alumni - $25 (applied at cart level)
Residents - $25 (applied at the cart level)

Review Date:  December 5, 2015
Original Release Date: February 18, 2016
Termination Date: February 16, 2020

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After completion of Module Seven ("Clinical Teaching: a Legacy to the Profession") you will have the option of completing the post-test and program evaluation to receive CME credit and certificate.

Module video links can open in a 2nd tab and be viewed for review when completing the post-test.

Target Audience

Health care professionals interested in achieving a higher level of clinical teaching excellence and promoting the legacy of clinical teaching to the profession.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Reflect on the legacy of clinical teaching to the future of health care.
  2. Understand what it means to teach with clinical teaching excellence.
  3. Identify tips and tools for clinical teaching in your practice setting.
  4. Understand the value of self-reflection on personal teaching style.
  5. Examine clinical teaching assessment and evaluation methods.
  6. Summarize basic osteopathic manipulative medicine techniques and practices.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AOA CME Credit
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 


Leah Cobb-Snodgrass, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Chair of Behavioral Health

Allison Greenstein, DO
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Ava Stanczak, DO, FACOP, CS
Assistant Dean of Clinical Medicine and
Professor of Pediatrics

Douglas Weston, DO
Assistant Professor and Chair of OMM

J. Michael Wieting, DO, M.Ed, FAOCPMR-D, FAAOE, FAAPMR
Senior Associate Dean
Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and OMM

Jan Zieren, DO, MPH, FACOFP
Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Speakers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) to present programs that qualify for AOA-CME Category 1 credit. Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) approve this educational activity for a maximum of 4.0 hours of AOA Category 1-B CME credit. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. Other health care providers may download a certificate to self-claim credit.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AOA CME Credit
  • 4.00 Attendance


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Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

• A device with an Internet connection
• One of the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari (Internet Explorer          is no longer supported)
• Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser for video or audio playback
• Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing