BCH Academy Overview

The mission of the Boston Children’s Hospital’s Academy for Teaching and Educational Innovation and Scholarship is to foster the development of healthcare professionals as educators and scholars within the BCH community.

Boston Children’s Hospital’s Academy for Teaching and Educational Innovation and Scholarship:

  • promotes excellence and innovation in teaching and educational research
  • offers support to educators in the form of seminars and workshops, print and electronic resources
  • shares best teaching practices through interactive educational offerings and peer coaching of teaching experiences
  • facilitates development of junior educators
  • promotes interprofessional and multidisciplinary educational programs
  • develops materials for national and international dissemination
  • fosters recognition of Boston Children’s teachers locally and as national and international leaders

Academy Community Values Statement

The BCH Academy’s mission is to foster the development of healthcare professionals as educators and scholars who make a difference in the BCH community and the world. These values guide our community of practice:

  • Respect for the rights, differences, and dignity of others
  • Honesty and integrity in dealing with all members of the community
  • Accountability for personal behavior
  • Active participation and shared learning
  • Expression of feedback in actionable, respectful terms