Opportunities

Programs and Fellowships in Health Professions Education

HMS MMSc in Medical Education

Our mission is to give individuals who already excel in one of the health professions or health sciences disciplines an opportunity to turn their specialized knowledge and skill towards the advancement of medical education itself. The HMS MMSc-Medical Education, through research, skill building, and innovation, seeks to transform medical education in the service of advancing the health sciences and healthcare here and abroad. That is, through advancing medical education we seek to advance science and its application to serve the ultimate goal of relieving human suffering. Read more…

The HMS Academy Fellowship in Medical Education

The HMS Academy Medical Education Fellowship provides educators with dedicated time to develop the expertise and skills needed to advance academic careers in medical education and medical education research. Faculty participating in the Fellowship will:

  • Develop and enhance their skills as clinician educators;
  • Develop analytical and research skills in medical education;
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to become educational leaders and change agents within their academic communities;
  • Join a community of clinician-educators dedicated to enriching the field of medical education;
  • Complete a major project focused on curriculum, faculty development, learner assessment, or educational research; preference is given to projects that address topics and/or teaching venues important to medical student education. Read more…

The Academy Fellowship in Medical Education Research

The Academy Fellowship in Medical Education Research provides faculty, clinical fellows, and residents who are interested in careers as educators and opportunities to develop the expertise and skills needed to advance scholarship in medical education and medical education research. Read more…

MGH Master of Science in Health Professions Education

This innovative master’s program is designed for credentialed health professionals who wish to improve their teaching methods and skills in curriculum design, program evaluation, leadership, and scholarship. The 33-credit program addresses core educator competencies – with the ultimate goal of effectively preparing the next generation of health-profession education leaders. Students proceed through the program with a cohort of health professionals from across the health care spectrum, including physicians, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and other credentialed health professionals. Read more…

Mount Auburn Hospital Fellowship in Medical Education

When you become a medical education Fellow at Mount Auburn, you join a community of educators striving to improve clinical teaching—and ultimately patient care. You’ll: Develop and enhance your skills as an educator; conduct scholarly research or an educational project; support other fellows as leaders and change agents within their academic communities; gain experience and skills to launch or advance your academic career. Read more…

Rabkin Fellows in Medical Education

The Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education was established in 1998 to provide faculty with an opportunity to develop the expertise and skills needed to launch or advance academic careers in medical education and/or academic administration. Rabkin Fellows are required to undertake an analytic study, research, or an educational project focusing on an important issue in medical education. Read more…

Harvard Macy Program for Educators in Health Professions

The goal of the Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions is to enhance the professional development of physicians, basic scientists, and other healthcare professionals as educators. The program is built around 6 major themes: teaching & learning, curriculum, evaluation, leadership, educational research and information technology. Read more…

Harvard Macy and Harvard Business School: Leading Innovations in Health Care and Education

The program curriculum is designed to assist you in developing your own strategies for leading change within a rapidly evolving health care delivery system. Using classic management studies and case studies of education reform, you will analyze the interlocking elements of change strategies and develop guiding principles drawn from organizational research. Read more…

Harvard Macy: The Systems Approach to Assessment in Health Professions Education

In this program participants learn how to design assessment strategies that collect valuable student, faculty and course data, while insuring that mechanisms are in place to synthesize, interpret, and direct that information to appropriate stakeholders for decision making and process improvement. This is a valuable program for anyone charged with overseeing assessment at the student, program, or institutional level. It is a must for those preparing for accreditation or review. Read more…

Harvard Macy: Health Care Education 2.0-Transforming your teaching for the digital age

This activity provides health care educators with the skills needed to make use of current technology and social medial tools to support teaching and learning. Participants learn how to use technology to create learning environments and materials, filters to manage information overload and customize online searchable repositories. In short, the course teaches how to leverage Web 2.0 and social medial tools to create professional learning networks. Read more…

Harvard Macy: Program for Post-Graduate Trainees: Future Academic Clinician-Educators

This 3-day intensive program is focused on post-graduate trainees (residents and fellows) who seek to enhance their skills and scholarship as future academic clinician-educators. The course content is focused on two major themes: skills in teaching and learning AND developing scholarship in medical education. Learning formats rely on small group project work and problem-solving, interactive small group activities with individualized feedback, and large group case-based discussion. Read more…

The Macy Faculty Scholars Program

The program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing. The goal is to develop the next generation of national leaders in medical and nursing education. Read more…