Eligibility & Requirements

To be considered for membership, Boston Children’s Hospital staff must have a faculty appointment or a role at Boston Children’s that explicitly emphasizes teaching and/or educational leadership.  All healthcare professionals who meet these criteria are eligible.  Once a member, attendance at 6 sessions of Academy programming per year is required; scholar members have additional maintenance requirements related to their project in education.

 

Category

Eligibility

Benefits

Maintenance Requirements*

Standard Member Faculty appointment or actively engaged in the teaching/ education of other healthcare professionals at Boston Children’s Access to all programming including at least one Academy retreat; professional development seminar series; teaching consultation Completed Academy application; participation in 6 Academy seminars per year and completion of seminar feedback surveys; submission of annual report
Scholar Member Faculty appointment or actively engaged in the teaching/ education of other healthcare professionals at Boston Children’s

Commitment to pursue scholarship in education (must have feasible project)

Access to all programming; project group support; research design assistance and approved request for statistical support Completed Academy application; 6 sessions of participation per year including >3 sessions of participation in assigned project group plus professional development seminars or special seminars for scholars; documented progress on project;  presentation of project to assigned project group every 2 years; annual report
Trainee Member At least one remaining year of training at Boston Children’s; interest in pursuing healthcare professional education as part of one’s career Access to all programming including at least one Academy retreat; professional development seminar series; teaching consultation Completed Academy application; 6 sessions of participation per year (can include medical education programming in residency or fellowship); annual report