Applications Now Accepted for 2020 - 2021 Certificate Program in Health Professions Education & Teaching


We are excited to offer an opportunity for faculty who are interested in health professions education as a career to apply for the 2020 cohort of the Certificate in Health Professions Education & Teaching program. 

This 12-month program will allow up to 12 faculty, professional staff, or fellows from the School of Nursing, Physical Therapy Program, Physician Assistant Programs, School of Medicine, Duke University Health System, and Professors of the Practice of Medical Education to participate.

The objectives of the program include:

         Support Faculty Development for health professions education
         Engage in an innovative educational project based on departmental or school need
         Produce an environment in which interprofessionals work and learn collaboratively
         Develop a community of core faculty who could serve as educational resources for other faculty
         Provide mentorship to developing educators

The program details:

•12 month duration (Start date 7/8/2020)

•Attend one session per month (5:15-7:15 pm, 2nd Wednesday of each month, July-June)

•Education mentors available

•Develop a project with measurable outcomes

•Present project locally at Duke AHEAD faculty development session

•Stipend $1000 + additional project support as needed. 


Curriculum Topics:

Educational Theory
How to Facilitate Learner’s Identity Formation
Educational Technology
Assess and evaluate learning
Curriculum design/program evaluation
Lifelong learning
Learner Engagement

Application process:

  • Applicants may self-nominate after completing the attached form.
  • A letter of support from your Chair, Dean, or Director must accompany the nomination forms.
  • Approximately 10 applicants will be chosen by the Duke AHEAD certificate steering committee based on the application and letter of support. The criteria for selection will include, but not be limited to, interest in interprofessional education and diversity of experiences.

Program will begin 7/8/2020.

Applications due 4/8/20 to;

Any questions, please contact

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