MissionTo inspire humble educators working towards creating culturally just and inclusive teaching environments for their future learners.
Program GoalsTraining in adult learning principles and evidence-based instructional design and delivery is important for optimizing the effectiveness of one’s instruction. The Medical Education Certificate Program was designed to provide such training for health professions students, particularly those who are pursuing a career in medical education. The overarching goal of this program is to improve students’ knowledge of the science of learning in order to improve their performance as educators.
Additional Program Goals
- Create new learner-faculty collaborations to enhance the effectiveness of the WFSM curriculum.
- Create opportunities for inter-professional collaboration among health professions students.
- Foster student interest in pursuing a career in medical education.
- MD Students- MS2-4s
- PA Students- all
- CRNA Students- all
Applications open August-September. Decisions are made Late September/Early October.
We announce the application cycle in late Spring/early Summer. Applicants are notified early-mid September (depending on planned launch date).
The program begins in the fall, ends in spring.
The selection committee will review applications and select the new participants.
We select approx. 30 applicants per cohort (varies each cycle)