Getting Started as a Preceptor

Dr. Vokoun with Student and Patient

Getting the most out of the clinical learning experience

Sharing your time and experiences with trainees is among one of the most special gifts you can give, helping to shape the careers of future health professionals.  As a new preceptor, your first experience teaching students can be challenging.  The Interprofessional Academy of Educators is committed to helping you succeed. 

The selected resources here are meant to quickly give you the knowledge and confidence for you and your learner to get the most out of your time together.


View the instructional videos from our UNMC Preceptor Video Series below to help get you started:


Be sure to also check out the following for additional strategies and tips: