Now Accepting Applications: 2024-2025 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 2024-2025 cohort of the Certificate in Health Professions Education & Teaching program.  

This hybrid (in-person & virtual) 12-month program will allow up to 15 faculty, professional staff, or fellows from the School of Nursing, School of Medicine (all programs), Duke University Health System, Watts College of Nursing, 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 7/10/2024)

•Attend one session per month (5:15-7:15 pm, 2nd Wednesday of each month, July-June; ½ of sessions are in person, ½ are presented via Zoom)

•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
  • Inquiry
  • Facilitating Learner Identity Formation
  • Developing an Inclusive learning environment
  • Educational Technology
  • Assessment & Evaluation
  • Curriculum design
  • Lifelong learning
  • Professionalism
  • Scholarship
  • Leadership & Professionalism
  • Interprofessional Education


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 15 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 7/10/2024.

Applications due 5/9/24 via Qualtrics. You should receive confirmation of your completed application.

For questions, please contact Kristin Dickerson at

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