Information for Preceptors


The purpose of Learning from Teaching is to describe and document the formal learning activity that occurs as a result of interacting with, teaching of, and assessing the competence of medical students and residents. Faculty credit for teaching medical students and residents is approved as a type of live activity that may be certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ if it meets the requirements outlined in the FAQ below. 

 "Learning from Teaching" activities are essentially personal learning projects designed and implemented by the learner.

Accreditation & Credit

Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Credit: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this learning from teaching activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per 1 hour of interaction with medical students and/or residents/fellows. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity


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Portland, OR 97239