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Membership Categories

Academy for Teaching and Educational Innovation and Scholarship

Membership Categories

Category

Eligibility

Benefits

Maintenance Requirements*

Standard Member
  • Educators of health profession’s learners actively engaged in teaching/education at BCH
  • Access to all programming, including Academy Retreats
  • Professional development seminar series
  • Teaching consultation
  1. Participation in a minimum of 6 hours of Academy activities, annually. Activities can include the following:
  • attend or lead Academy seminars/ retreats
  • innovate new curricula or educational programs
  • peer observe teaching
  • mentor academy members on educational projects/ education research/curriculum development
  • serve as a teaching coach
  • review department grants, CME/CE proposals, or online continuing education courses

2. Completion of Academy seminar
feedback surveys

3. Submission of annual report

Scholar Member
  • Educators of health profession’s learners actively engaged in teaching/education at BCH
  • Commitment to pursue a scholarly project or educational research (must have feasible project/research study)
  • Access to all Academy programming
  • Participation in a project group for guidance and support
  • Research design assistance
  • Approved request for statistical support
  • Professional Development seminar series
1. Participation in a minimum of 6 hrs of activities annually, including:

  • Attendance at >4 project group meetings

The additional hours can include the following:

  • attend or lead Academy seminars/retreats
  • attend special scholar member seminars
  • serve as a project mentor for scholars

2. Documented project/research progress

3. Presentation or update of project/research to project group every 2 years

4. Submission of annual report

Trainee Member*

*May opt to become a Standard or Scholar member. Scholar membership requires >3 scholar group meetings.

  • At least one remaining year of  training at BCH; interest in pursuing health professions’ education as part of one’s career
  • Access to all programming, including Academy Retreats
  • Professional development seminar series
  • Teaching consultation
6 hours of participation per year (can include medical education programming in residency or fellowship)

Trainee Members are not required to   submit annual report; however, they must submit a yearly report of their training status (e.g. finished training, entering next year of training, hired as BCH faculty).

 

Request for Application (RFA) for 2021-2022

The BCH Department of Education is pleased to announce a request for applications (RFA) for the Boston Children’s Hospital’s Academy for Teaching and Educational Innovation and Scholarship for AY2021-2022 (October 1, 2021-September 30, 2022). The overall goals of our interprofessional Academy are to enhance teaching across the hospital, foster scholarship in education, and support career advancement for those who educate learners in the health professions.  We work to achieve these goals by the establishment of an interprofessional and inclusive learning community that promotes educational collaboration through seminars, workshops, networking, and consultation on teaching skills and CV/resume development.

We welcome applications from all who educate BCH health professionals and have a desire to improve their teaching and educational leadership skills, and/or pursue scholarly projects in education.  

See membership categories above.

To apply, submit the following information. Click on each link.

  1. Application – Survey
  2. Updated CV/Resume
  3. Supervisor Approval Form – Signature Form
  4. Scholarly Project Description (only if applying as a Scholar Member)

Completed applications and materials are due Friday, August 6 at 3:00 PM.  Please direct all questions to BCHAcademy@childrens.harvard.edu