Identifying and educating students who have an interest and talent to be future educators is a challenge throughout academia, including nursing. The ideal scenario is to identify students early in their education and construct or scaffold a unique relationship between professor and student. The authors discuss a teaching assistant model, implemented in a nursing graduate program, which augments the education process while developing potential future nursing educators.
Author Affiliations: Instructor (Mss Goode and Horvath) and Associate Professor (Dr Jasinski), School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Ms Goode, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University, 3700 Reservoir Rd, NW, Box 571107, Washington, DC 20057 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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