RaT Certificate Program

After completing RaT Fundamentals, residents are encouraged to take the RaT Certificate Program which explores additional teaching topics. The topics below are facilitated over Zoom by the Office of Faculty Development. They may also be offered within individual programs, using standard frameworks or facilitation materials by the Office of Faculty Development. 


  • Patient education 
  • Designing presentations for learning 
  • Teaching clinical reasoning 
  • Supporting the learner in difficulty 
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) annually rotating topic
  • Teaching surgical & procedural skills 

Session Schedule

You can see the latest schedule for topics offered by the Office of Faculty Development here.

Facilitation materials 

Programs that would like to offer their own RaT sessions using adaptable teaching materials can access the curriculum at: https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2uB4a40DVpD7qqp 


Residents who complete 5 topics at any time during their residency receive a completion certificate. Residents can complete these topics through their program or the Office of Faculty Development virtual certificate series and up to 2 can be done via recording and self-study.

Residents and Programs should track attendance at RaT sessions offered through their own programs. 


Programs wishing to offer these or other topics please contact fac.dev@ubc.ca to discuss equivalency.