Society of Academic Medical Educators

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To develop the knowledge and expertise of Academy members in the domains of:

  • Medical education including teaching, curriculum, assessment
  • Educational research
  • Leadership skills including professionalism, communication and team building
  • Mentoring others

Successful Academy members will be able to perform the following:

  • Train the Trainer program for all faculty at large
  • Initiate and implement educational research
  • Provide consultation to course directors/others about curriculum development and student assessment
  • Volunteer to support specific clerkship directors


12-month course with follow-up at 18-24 months


  1. Once monthly 90-minute educational workshop
  2. 3 quarterly educational workshops by experts in the field
  3. Educational lecture webinar development
  4. Educational research/curriculum development
  5. Mentors are selected for all fellows who will help guide items 3 & 4