Volunteer Perceptors


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 participating as 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

  • Maryland State Income Tax Credit

University of Maryland Preceptor Information
This link includes faculty appointment information and documents.

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