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Professional Development

Depending on your time, commitment, and stage in your career as an academician, we are creating a variety of professional development programs to suit your needs. In the meantime, please take the opportunity to review the following available resources. Please check this page often as it will be updated regularly.

External Resources

The Faculty Factory is a faculty development community that shares tools to build academic leaders. Faculty Factory snippets are now available and specifically designed for faculty members. 

Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Organizations for Medical Educators

AAMC Group on Educational Affairs (GEA)
he purpose of the AAMC GEA is to advance medical education and medical educators through faculty development, curriculum development, educational research, and assessment in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education. 

The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) is a worldwide organisation with members in 90 countries on five continents. AMEE promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education.

Academies Collaborative
The Academies Collaborative is a national forum for health professions teaching academies and similar organizations.

The Association for Hospital Medical Education, is a national, non-profit professional organization involved in the continuum of hospital-based medical education. AHME's members represent several hundred teaching hospitals, academic medical centers, and consortia which are involved in the delivery of undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education. They hold an annual educators meeting generally in May.

IAMSE is a nonprofit professional development society organized and directed by health professions educators whose goals include promoting excellence and innovation in teaching, student assessment, program evaluation, instructional technology, human simulation, and learner-centered education. 

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
The vision of the Society is to advance Family Medicine to improve health through a community of Teachers and Scholars. Membership includes a monthly scholarly journal featuring clinical and educational research articles and other educational materials. The Society also publishes and distributes books, monographs, and videotapes of interest to family medicine educators.