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Preceptor Program Benefits

The Department of Clinical Education is here to help you experience the full spectrum of the medical practice, learn clinical practice, and determine your specialty.

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Flexible Rotation Options

Preceptors are an important part of medical education, guiding our students on-site at the hospitals, while on rotation.

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Joining this community helps you stay current with knowledge and best practice, connects you to the next generation of clinicians and allows you to contribute to the profession through teaching.

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Your one-stop resource for online self-paced continuing medical education. We offer quick, convenient, clinically relevant CME and medical resources for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists and other medical professionals in a variety of formats that suit your schedule and learning style.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the time commitment for being a clinical preceptor?

  • Core Clerkships (Psych, OB/GYN, Surg, FM, Peds, IM): a minimum of 4 consecutive weeks. Each week should contain a minimum of 37.5 hours (combination of structured learning and supplementary materials). 
  • Elective Rotations: a minimum of 2-4 consecutive weeks. Each week should contain a minimum of 37.5 hours (combination of structured learning and supplementary materials). 

What if I’m not in clinic/hospital for 37.5 hours per week?

Students can rotate with a partner or fill a portion of their time with supplementary materials. 

Is there financial compensation?

  • Yes, there is financial compensation. Please email for details. 
  • Compensation will not be distributed until the preceptor rotation/clerkship evaluation is completed. 

How does rank transfer from a previous institution?

This is done on a case-by-case basis. Please email 

What resources are available to me as a preceptor?

  • Noorda Library resources 
  • Noorda CME (including preceptor training) 
  • Administrative support for rotation scheduling by our clinical coordinators. 

How does Noorda do rotation availability?

We have flexible rotation options, click here for more details. 

How far in advance can I schedule a Noorda student for a rotation?

We can take your availability at any time.  Please reach out to one of our coordinators. 

Can I have multiple students at a time?

Yes!  We love the idea of layered learning. 

Can students rotate with me and an advanced practitioner in my office?

Yes, but the student evaluation needs to be completed by the Board Certified Physician. 

How do I participate in the free CME program?

Be fully credentialed (Fill out Preceptor Credentialing Form) as a Noorda-COM preceptor. 

What is required from me as a preceptor?

It’s simple! Click here for more details.

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