4th Friday Preceptor Development - Setting Expectations and Giving Feedback

April 22, 2022

The 4th Friday Preceptor Development Series will provide regular programming for LMU-DCOM preceptors working with 3rd and 4th year students on clinical rotations. In the preceptor needs assessment administered in Fall 2021, preceptors self identified several knowledge gaps, including difficulty managing time constraints, understanding the baseline knowledge of students on rotation, knowing what to teach in the office, and knowing how to best communicate with and engage students. This monthly series of one hour virtual sessions delivered over the noon hour is part of a new initiative by LMU-DCOM to provide regular preceptor development programming to address ongoing preceptor needs.

Target Audience

LMU-DCOM physician preceptors

Learning Objectives

  • Apply One-Minute-Learner/Preceptor concept for setting the stage.
  • Discuss differences between short and long-term expectations for students.
  • Create a safe and productive atmosphere for students to use feedback as a growth experience.
  • Apply the Prepare to ADAPT process for both in-time and comprehensive feedback.
  • Use outcomes of immediate feedback to compile long-term feedback.
Course summary
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
04/22/2022 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/22/2022 - 1:00pm EDT

Gina DeFranco, DO | Gina.DeFranco@LMUnet.edu

Dr. Gina DeFranco is currently the chair of family medicine at LMU-DCOM, where she has been a member of
the faculty since 2009. She focuses primarily in directing the clinical skills courses for the first- and second-year
medical students, while also managing the adjunct faculty program for on-campus activities. She leads the team
of faculty and staff that is continuing to develop the LMU-DCOM curriculum for preceptor education. In her
outpatient practice, which closed in 2019, she focused on women’s health and metabolic conditions.

There is no financial relationship to disclose.

The Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. LMU-DCOM designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNE COM) is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation (MMA CCMEA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

UNE COM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 1.0 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians. Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the ACCME through the joint providership of University of New England and LMU-DCOM. University of New England is accredited by the Maine Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


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Required Hardware/software

Learners will need a device with Internet access and the ability to enter a Zoom meeting.