Tiffany Pon

Tiffany Pon, PharmD, BCPS 
Co-coordinator
Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine 
Associate Professor 
UCSF School of Pharmacy 
tkpon@ucdavis.edu   

Yvette Hellier

Yvette Hellier, PharmD, BCACP 
Co-coordinator
Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiovascular Specialty Clinic 
Assistant Professor, WOS 
UCSF School of Pharmacy 
ymmitchell@ucdavis.edu 

Overview: 

The UCDH Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program (STLP) aims to prepare residents to become effective clinician-educators through development of a wide set of skills, including precepting, didactic teaching, small group teaching, assessment, interprofessional education, and public outreach.  

Goals:

  1. Effectively and efficiently execute preceptor roles when teaching students
  2. Provide effective medication and practice-related education to patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, students, and the public
  3. Develop and practice a philosophy of teaching
  4. Evolve teaching practices through ongoing reflection and solicitation of feedback  

Program Requirements:

  • Monthly Teaching Workshops
    • Attend interactive seminars focused on building clinical teaching skills, creating positive learning climates, developing teaching philosophies, designing rotation experiences, and more
  • Experiential Education
    • Precept/Co-precept IPPE and APPE students on rotation
  • Didactic Teaching
    • Develop and deliver a traditional didactic lecture (target audience may include student pharmacists, interprofessional healthcare providers, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians)
    • Provide a one-hour continuing pharmacist education (CPE) session
    • Provide health education to interprofessional healthcare providers
  • Small Group Teaching
    • Facilitate small-group learning through participation in a variety of activities:
    • UCSF Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) 
    • UCSF Applied Patient Care Skills Lab sessions
    • UCSF Critical Reflection sessions and Wellness Conferences
    • UCDH SPLICE activities
    • APPE student orientation activities (e.g. anticoagulation training)
  • Public Education/Outreach
    • Provide health education to the public through community outreach events
  • Teaching Portfolio
    • Develop and maintain a teaching portfolio, teaching philosophy, and evaluation strategy