The Academy of Medical Educators at the University of Kansas School of Medicine exists to promote excellence in medical education. To that end, the Academy supports programs designed to improve educational outcomes, including programs that aim to assist faculty members in the development of improved teaching skills, program development, curricular innovation, and educational leadership growth.
Membership in the Academy is an honor and is intended to recognize both achievement in promoting quality medical education and a desire to be part of an effort to build an ever improving medical education system at the medical school. Membership in the Academy both recognizes a personal history of significant educational service in one or more of the following key elements of medical education at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and anticipates an ongoing commitment to help the current and next generation of the faculty in the school to continuously achieve improvement in one or more of these key elements:
Membership Application Process 2017
Faculty members who would like to be considered for membership in the Academy should prepare an application packet containing the following supporting materials:
Application packets should be submitted by June 1, 2017 at 5 PM:
The materials should be sent electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions call: 913-588-7304
Selection for membership of applicants will be based upon past contributions to the educational mission of the school, commitment to the work of the Academy, and likely future contributions. The Academy anticipates that approximately 8 new members will meet criteria and be selected for membership in this round. Should someone not be selected in this application cycle they should not be discouraged from continuing to contribute to the school's educational mission and from applying again in a subsequent selection round.
Selection of membership in the Academy will be completed by September 1, 2017, and applicants will be notified.