Benefits of Affiliation

  • Preceptor Benefits

    While many choose to participate in the clinical training program in order to give back to their profession, we recognize that physicians commit considerable time, energy and talent to the education of our students. Physicians choosing to partner with KCUMB-COM in educating medical students enjoy various benefits:

    • Credentialing as a Clinical Instructor
    • Apply for appointment to the University's Community Clinical Faculty
    • Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit
      • D.O. - Eligible under Category 1-B, credits reported directly to the AOA
      • M.D. - Eligible under PRA Category 2, credits must be self-reported, letters available upon request from occe@kcumb.edu 
       
    • On-campus access to the KCUMB D'Angelo Library for local physicians

    Preceptors awarded Community Clinical Faculty Appointment enjoy the following additional benefits:

    Site Benefits

    While many hospitals and health systems choose to participate in the clinical training program in order to give back to their profession, we recognize that a commitment to become a core site is a significant investment of time, energy, resources and talent by the site. Sites choosing to partner with KCUMB-COM to educate medical students enjoy many benefits:

    • Introducing students to opportunities at the hospital and in the area
    • Monetary compensation, when applicable, to help offset administrative costs
    • Faculty development programs
    • Appreciation events
    • Personal site visits from KCUMB administration, faculty or staff