Medical Education

The Mission of the Academy is:

  1. to promote and support excellence in teaching and the work and career paths of excellent teachers
  2. to promote and fund curricular innovation, evidence-based curricular change and a scholarly approach to the education mission; and
  3. to provide a forum for education leadership and advice for the Dean, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Vice Dean for Medical Education and the leadership of the curriculum.

Teaching Awards 

The Academy of Educators Committee on Teaching Awards has established a number of teaching awards to recognize the importance of excellence in medical student teaching, increase the prestige of great teachers and make teaching a more viable part of a faculty member’s career path. 

Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award - Off Campus Faculty 2017:                            2017 Junior Faculty Award:
Emily MacNeill, MDEmily MacNeill, MD
Emergency Medicine
Gaurav Sachdev, MD Gaurav Sachdev, MD
General Surgery
Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award - Off Campus Faculty 2016
Susan-Bliss.jpgSusan Bliss, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Margaret LewisMargaret Lewis, MD
Emergency Medicine
Cathy Wares, MDCatherine Wares, MD
Emergency Medicine
Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award - Off Campus Faculty 2015
James Horton, MDJames M. Horton, MD
Internal Medicine 
Linda Mundle, MDLinda Mundle, MD
Behavioral Health
Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award - Off Campus Faculty 2014
Michele Birch, MDMichele Birch, MD
Family Medicine
Iris Cheng, MD, FACPIris Cheng, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine
Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award – Off-campus Faculty 2013
David Lelio, MDDavid Lelio, MD
Behavioral Health
Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award - Off Campus Faculty 2012
Laszlo Littmann, MDLaszlo Littmann, MD
Internal Medicine
Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award - Off Campus Faculty 2011
Erika Steinbacher, MDErika Steinbacher, MD
Cabarrus Family Medicine

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