Applications Now Being Accepted for Certificate in Health Professions Education & Teaching Program


We are excited to offer an opportunity for faculty who are interested in health professions education as a career to apply for the 2021-2022 cohort of the Certificate in Health Professions Education & Teaching program.  

This hybrid (in-person & virtual) 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 7/14/2021)

•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
Facilitating Learner Identity Formation
Educational Technology
Assessment & Evaluation
Curriculum design
Lifelong learning



Learner Engagement

Interprofessional Education

Developing an Inclusive learning environment

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 12 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 7/14/2021.

Applications due 4/8/21 to;

For questions, please contact

Feel free to use this form to guide you before submitting your full application below. 


Related groups

Duke AHEAD mission

Educator competencies