Call for applications: Educational Innovation Institute’s 2017 Faculty Development Fellowship

The Educational Innovation Institute (EII) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Faculty Development Fellowship.

The purpose of the EII Faculty Development Fellowship Program is to provide select Augusta University health professions faculty with a guided training experience that broadens their professional identity, equips them with new skills and abilities and prepares them to make scholarly and educational contributions that will enhance or improve health professions education at Augusta University.

The current fellowship program is divided into two Fellowship Tracks: the Educational Research Track (ERT) and the Teaching Scholars Track (TST). To apply, applicants must first determine whether they wish to participate in either the ERT or TST track.

Educational Research Track (ERT):

The purpose of the ERT is to facilitate participants’ formation and development as producers of health professions educational research, advocates for educational research within their own departments and the broader Augusta University community, and coaches, mentors and leaders to other Augusta University faculty who are interested in or engaged in health professions educational research.

The expectations of an ERT participant are as follows:
  • Two-year commitment
  • 80 percent attendance at weekly sessions
  • Attend Health Science Education Day
  • Attend EII-sponsored event, schedule permitting
  • Completion and publication of an educational research study

Teaching Scholars Track (TST):

The purpose of the TST is to facilitate participants’ formation and development as health professions educators who are knowledgeable, purposeful, and skilled in teaching, learning, educational assessment, and educational scholarship and educational experts and leaders within their own departments and the broader Augusta University community.

The expectations of a TST participant are as follows:

  • 10-month commitment (no meetings in July or December)
  • 80 percent attendance at weekly sessions
  • Attend Health Science Education Day
  • Attend EII-sponsored events, schedule permitting
  • Completion of educational scholarly project

To apply, click here. Applications are due by Sept. 2, 2016.

For more information about either the ERT or TST, visit the EII homepage.

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