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Intended for health sciences classroom-based teachers, the Teach for UCSF Certificate in General Teaching consists of 8 required workshops and 1 selective assessment workshop for a total of 9 workshops. Participants demonstrate skills learned by completing assessment exercises during the workshops.

Certificate Requirements

Required Workshops

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  1. Large Group Teaching
  2. Small Group Teaching
  3. Clinical Teaching (workshop)
  4. Teaching Procedural Skills
  5. Using Technology for Effective Teaching
  6. Feedback Fundamentals (4hrs)
  7. Curriculum Development
  8. Teaching and Assessing in Competency-Based Education

Selective Workshops (one is required)

Discontinued Selectives

Overall Objectives

  • Demonstrate skills in the teaching methods pertinent in health professions education: large group, small group, clinical, and procedural teaching.
  • Identify the steps in instructional/curriculum development.
  • Write measurable learning objectives.
  • Provide positive feedback.
  • Develop assessments matched to desired learning outcomes.
  • Align objectives and teaching method.
  • Define and design competency-based education.

Register for Workshops

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NOTE: Starting with the 2022-2023 cohort, a Teach for UCSF Certificate in General Teaching will be required to apply for the Teaching Scholars Program.


 Certificate Teaching Team

Steward: Patricia O'Sullivan

Faculty Developers

  • Zane Amenhotep
  • Christy Boscardin
  • Christian Burke
  • Calvin Chou
  • Madhavi Dandu
  • Denise Davis
  • John Davis
  • Darren Fiore
  • Duncan Henry
  • Erick Hung
  • Katherine Hyland
  • Marieke Kruidering
  • Ryan Laponis
  • Ellen Laves
  • Andrea Marmor
  • Lindsay Mazotti
  • Kara Myers
  • Jennifer Perkins
  • Brian Schwartz
  • Sarah Summerville
  • Jessica Tashjian
  • Charlotte Wills
  • Pinelopi Xenoudi