The COVID-19 pandemic increased the already challenging work of recruiting high quality clinical preceptors to work with medical students. The objectives of this talk are:
Summarize common barriers to recruiting, motivating, mentoring and retaining high quality clinical preceptors.
Contrast recruitment and retention of preceptors before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Formulate strategies to overcome the barriers and challenges of preceptorship recruitment, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.