Fred Bryans Clinical Teaching Legacy

To support medical education, at the discretion of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, with a priority given to clinical teaching at the University.

The intent of the Program is to create a network of outstanding community-based clinical teachers through out the Faculty of Medicine Dr. Bryans, former Head of the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology was a renowned clinical teacher and wished to support excellent clinical teaching. As the Faculty of Medicine embraces the distributed program, the importance of helping clinicians at distributed sites to develop educational competencies becomes essential. The department developed the Fred Bryans Master Teacher Program towards that end. The program explores how adults learn best in a variety of settings and discusses practical strategies to teach when time is limited. initially, the Fred Bryan’s Master Teacher Program was developed within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, but has subsequently been offered to other disciplines within the Faculty of Medicine across the province.