BAHEC relies on volunteer faculty preceptors to mentor students in underserved, community-based urban settings.
Why Be a Preceptor?
- Serving your profession and shaping the future of medicine
- Obtaining a prominent appointment as a volunteer faculty
- Gaining access to potential employees
- Receiving faculty development training
- Earning 1 credit hour of Category 1 CME for every 5 hours of being a preceptor
- Claiming up to 60 credit hours in a three year cycle if a member of AAFP
- Staying abreast of medical advancements, as students are apprised of new approaches
- Staying current of technology; students are active users of the latest technology and can share this knowledge with you and your staff
- Giving back to your community by helping recruit health care professionals to your service area
- Fact Sheet on Why Become Preceptor
University of Maryland Preceptor Information
This link includes faculty appointment information, documents, and steps to this lengthy process.