Save the Date: PGME and The Office of Faculty Development present CLINICAL TEACHING IN VIRTUAL SETTINGS


** Sent on behalf of the Office of Faculty Development – **


Dear PGME Programs,

We invite all postgraduate faculty who are or will be teaching clinically in virtual settings, to join us for an evening of interaction and discussion with colleagues and a panel with experience in this area.

SAVE THE DATE: Clinical Teaching in Virtual Settings – PGME

DATE: Thursday October22, 7:00PM-8:30PM



Learning Outcomes:

  • By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
  • Reflect on their role as preceptors during the transition from in-person to virtual clinical teaching
  • Optimize their teaching approach to the virtual clinical environment
  • Identify potential opportunities, challenges and resources as they navigate virtual clinical teaching environments
  • Create a network of preceptors who teach in virtual clinical environment


  • Dr. Krystine Sambor, Medical Director of the North Shore Medical Group, Peer Mentor with the Doctors Technology Office, Faculty Development Lead Coastal Residency
  • Dr. Adrian Yee, Director of Curriculum, MD Undergraduate Program, Hematologist, Victoria
  • Dr. Nawaaz Nathoo, Ophthalmology Lead, MD Undergraduate Program (Y1/2), UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • Dr. Brent Ohata, Rheumatologist, UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • Dr. John Pawlovich, Clinical Professor, Department of Family Practice; e-Health theme lead, UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • Dr. Kelly Saran, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • Dr. Renée Janssen, Clinical Instructor, Division of General Internal Medicine, St. Paul’s Hospital

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 1.5 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits. This program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ Group Learning credits.

If you have any questions in the meantime please feel free to contact the Office of Faculty Development:

Kind regards,


Sonia Butterworth BSc MD FRCSC
Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education
Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine | University of British Columbia

Dr. Kiran Veerapen, MD, PHD
Assistant Dean of Faculty Development,
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine