Office of Faculty Development
Welcome to The Academy at Boston Children's Hospital!
|The Academy at Children's Hospital's mission is to foster the continuous improvement of teaching and learning at BCH through its support of educational leadership and innovation.|
The Academy at Boston Children's Hospital was created to:
- promote excellence and innovation in teaching and medical education
- offer support to medical educators in the form of: seminars and workshops, print and electronic resources
- advance assessment programs in medical education, including peer assessment
- facilitate the mentoring of junior faculty
- promote interdepartmental and multidisciplinary educational programs
- develop materials for national/international dissemination
- foster recognition of BCH teachers locally and as national/international leaders
- for further information, please contact CHBAcademy@childrens.harvard.edu
2012-13 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The CHB Academy accepts applications for scholar members once a year, although additional applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with approval of the director. Scholar membership is contingent upon the proposal of a feasible medical education project. Trainees, with an interest in medical education and who will be at Boston Children's Hospital for at least the next academic year, are encouraged to apply. Mentor members need not have their own medical education project, but must commit to mentoring scholars.
Benefits and Responsibilities of BCH Academy Membership
Responsibilities of scholar membership in The Academy at BCH include:
Continued membership is contingent upon Academy Board approval of yearly progress report on educational project and scholarship, or mentoring.
Our programming will be updated throughout the year. Please check this website for timely information.
The Academy at Boston Children's Hospital Membership List:
Announcment from Harvard Medical School
The Academy at Harvard Medical School is pleased to announce a Request for Applications for two-year fellowships in medical education research for the Fellowship Period September 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014. The Academy Fellowship in Medical Education Research provides educators with opportunities to develop the expertise and skills needed to advance academic careers in medical education and medical education research. Clinical fellows or surgery residents who are beginning the research portion of their fellowship/residency are eligible for this fellowship.
Learners participating in the Fellowship will: develop analytical and research skills in medical education; acquire working knowledge of key theories and methods to carry out rigorous research in medical education; complete one major group project and one individual project related to medical education.
APPLICATIONS DUE: 5 PM Friday, June 8, 2012
For RFA and complete information, see The Academy at Harvard Medical School website:
Congratulations to our 2012 Boston Children's Hospital Academy Award Recipients
2011 Boston Children's Hospital Academy Award Recipients:
|Resources from BCH Academy Medical Education Retreats|
|Alison Clapp, BCH Hospital Librarian, has prepared a medical education bibliography; the document is linked below:|
|Scholarship in Medical Education|
|The Academy at Boston Children's Hospital Board:|
|Alan Leichtner, MD; Director; Division of Gastroenterology/Nutrition|
Stuart Goldman, MD; Associate Director, Department of Psychiatry