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Expectations for Teaching Service

Section 1. Teaching activities include, but are not limited to:

Early Career, i.e., assistant professor level activities:

  • Lecturing to medical or graduate students, residents, fellows, and peers 
  • Instructing during laboratory or similar experiential learning activities 
  • Teaching in patient care environments, including conducting teaching rounds 
  • Facilitating and teaching in small group formats 
  • Participating in supervision and individualized teaching of graduate students 
  • Presenting patient conferences, grand rounds, and similar sessions 
  • Assisting in the organization of journal clubs 
  • Advising individual students and learners 
  • Peer assessment of various aspects of teaching

Mid Career, i.e., associate professor level activities:

  • Developing and participating in teaching of major components of courses (medical student, resident, fellow, or CME courses) 
  • Supervising graduate students and participating on dissertation committees 
  • Sustained and substantial teaching in patient care settings 
  • Developing significant educational and curricular materials (e.g., syllabi, curricular objectives, teaching cases, software) 
  • Developing significant evaluation techniques (e.g., examinations, surveys, software, standardized patients) 
  • Advising, mentoring and/or providing career guidance to significant numbers of learners. 
  • Peer assessment of various aspects of teaching

Established Career, i.e., full professor level of activities

  • Supervising or coordinating teaching by others (e.g. course director, residency program director) 
  • Developing a course, curricular materials, or evaluation resources/techniques that are used regionally or nationally 
  • Playing a major role in the organization, implementation and evaluation of a regional or national educational activity 
  • Supervising an educational program for a regional or national audience 
  • Writing or editing textbooks or equivalent resources adopted by other institutions 
  • Acting as an education consultant to national bodies or a reviewer for national grants in education 
  • Participation in developing national examinations, standards, or resources for medical education (including specialty-specific)
  • Peer assessment of various aspects of teaching

To Be Completed by Faculty Member

In completing Section 1. Teaching of the Annual Faculty Assessment Summary Form, the following areas must be addressed:

  1. Goals and Objectives for the past calendar year (As listed in previous year's Annual Assessment under "Goals and Objectives for the future year")
  2. Faculty Member's Self-Assessment for past calendar year as related to "Goals and Objectives". (Include Honors, if any) 
  3. Goals and objectives for the future year 

Consider the following activities as you complete Section 1. Teaching:

  • Clinical teaching activities 
  • Didactic teaching activities
  • Medical school teaching, years 1 & 2 
  • Resident and fellow teaching 
  • Local KC metropolitan area teaching 
  • Presentations to regional audiences or professional groups related to medical education
  • Invitations to teach at other institutions
  • State of Kansas teaching (includes AHEK) 

The previous examples should include quantitative information such as specific courses taught, numbers and types of learners, length and format of instruction.

  • Planning courses of instruction: University, regional, national or international 
  • Publications on teaching topics 
  • Individualized training 
  • Teaching awards or other formal recognition of teaching excellence
  • Learner and /or peer evaluation 
  • Selection by other faculty members as a mentor for educational activities

Last modified: Oct 02, 2019
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Faculty Development

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Mentoring Towards Promotion and/or Tenure (P&T)
The School of Medicine provides resources regarding Promotion and Tenure (P&T) so that a faculty member can see at-a-glance the expectations detailed in the official SOM Handbook, such as: 

At-a-Glance Resources

Definitive Resources

Visit the SOM Faculty Mentoring web site for more details.