Preceptor Portal

Family nurse practitioner Erica Bagby confers with physician Gregory Wong at San Francisco’s South of Market Health Center

Family nurse practitioner Erica Bagby confers with physician Gregory Wong at San Francisco’s South of Market Health Center (photo by Elisabeth Fall).

Nurse practitioner Jonathan Van Nuys, medical resident Michael Wongchaowart, and faculty member Susan Janson

Nurse practitioner Jonathan Van Nuys, medical resident Michael Wongchaowart, and faculty member Susan Janson (photo by Elisabeth Fall).

Student (left) with clinical instructor Ebony Parker at Children’s Hospital Oakland

Student (left) with clinical instructor Ebony Parker at Children’s Hospital Oakland (photo by Elisabeth Fall).

Clinical faculty member Pam Bellefeuille leads a clinical simulation in the UCSF Kanbar Center for Simulation, Clinical Skills a

Clinical faculty member Pam Bellefeuille leads a clinical simulation in the UCSF Kanbar Center for Simulation, Clinical Skills and Telemedicine Education (photo by Elisabeth Fall).

(left to right) Arvind Nishtala, Teriza Malto, Joanna Remo, Andrea Nguyen, Elda Kong, Anna Strewler, and Elizabeth Har-Noy parti

(left to right) Arvind Nishtala, Teriza Malto, Joanna Remo, Andrea Nguyen, Elda Kong, Anna Strewler, and Elizabeth Har-Noy participate in the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education (CoEPCE) (photo by Elisabeth Fall).

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and volunteer faculty member Matt Tierney with student

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and volunteer faculty member Matt Tierney with student (photo by Elisabeth Fall).

Assistant Professor Laura Wagner (far right) observes AGNP student Nhat Bui examining resident Margaret Jacobs at San Francisco’

Assistant Professor Laura Wagner (far right) observes AGNP student Nhat Bui examining resident Margaret Jacobs at San Francisco’s Heritage on the Marina (photo by Elisabeth Fall).

Preceptors and volunteer clinical faculty offer students individual perspectives and hands-on experience in a variety of health care settings and specialties. The cumulative effect of what these volunteers impart plays a significant role in the care any health system delivers.

  • Clinical preceptors are integral to the future of nursing.
    • They volunteer their time and energy, using education and training in an effort to assure that the profession grows and thrives.
    • They provide students with learning experiences that prepare them for the role of expert care provider.