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Membership Categories

Academy for Teaching and Educational Innovation and Scholarship

Membership Categories

Category

Eligibility

Benefits

Maintenance Requirements*

Standard Member Faculty appointment or actively engaged in the teaching/ education of other health professionals 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
  • participate in peer observation of teaching
  • mentor academy members on educational projects/ education research/curriculum development
  • serve as a teaching coach
  • review DME grants and CME/CE proposals, or online continuing education courses

2. Completion of Academy seminar
feedback surveys

3. Submission of annual report

Scholar Member
  • Faculty appointment or actively engaged in the teaching/ education of other healthcare professionals 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
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 year

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 professional education as part of one’s career
  • Access to all programming, including Academy Retreats
  • Professional development seminar series
  • Teaching consultation
Six hours of participation per year (can include medical education programming in residency or fellowship)

 

Request for Application

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 AY2020-2021 (October 1, 2020-September 30, 2021). The overall goals of our interprofessional Academy are to enhance teaching across the hospital, foster scholarship in education, and support career advancement for health professional educators.  We work to achieve these goals by the establishment of an interprofessional and multi-disciplinary learning community that promotes educational collaboration through seminars, workshops, networking, and consultation on teaching skills and CV/resume development.

We welcome applications from all health professional educators who have a desire to improve their teaching or leadership in education and/or desire to pursue scholarly projects in education.

See membership categories above, or download them.

To apply, the following must be submitted to the BCHAcademy@childrens.harvard.edu

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

Completed applications and materials are due Friday, September 4, 2020 at 3:00 PM.  Please submit all supporting documents to BCHAcademy@childrens.harvard.edu