Teaching Tip: Making the Most of Hospital Rounds Academic Article uri icon


  • Effective clinical teaching rounds are facilitated by adequate and specific orientation, a positive climate, interpersonal rapport, and dynamic discussions. Using fewer and better-quality questions also promotes effective learning and saves valuable time, while providing multiple opportunities for student engagement and for assessing student performance. This paper provides a brief review of these key points and offers tips and examples for clinicians or other team members leading conference room rounds sessions in veterinary settings.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Veterinary Medical Education

author list (cited authors)

  • Lane, I. F., & Cornell, K. K

complete list of authors

  • Lane, India F||Cornell, Karen K

publication date

  • June 2013