AAMC Teaching for Quality Certificate Program

The goal of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Teaching for Quality initiative is to ensure that every medical school and teaching hospital in the United States has access to faculty who are ready, able, and willing to engage in and lead education in quality improvement, patient safety, and the reduction of excess healthcare costs. To support these efforts, the AAMC has developed Educating for Quality, a suite of programs that assists academic medical centers build the strategies, infrastructure, activities, and culture necessary to begin leveraging education as a tool for quality improvement and patient safety. The Te4Q Faculty Development Program is a two-part practical engagement within the suite of offerings that supports Baylor College of Medicine’s aim of developing faculty to create and implement quality and safety activities.

Part 1 of the Te4Q Certificate Program was offered in December 2016. Part 2 will be scheduled for one full- and one half-day in spring 2017.

Master Teachers Fellowship Program

The primary aim of the two-year Master Teachers Fellowship Program is to advance the College's educational mission by improving the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of individual faculty members and empowering them to make positive contributions to the College and their respective departments. Applications are accepted every other year. The next call for applicants will be in spring 2017.

Master of Education in Teaching

The University of Houston Master of Education in Teaching, with an emphasis in the health sciences, is a degree-granting program taught within the Texas Medical Center. It is designed to meet the needs of medical educators seeking to increase their instructional effectiveness and/or educational scholarship.

Peer Coaching for Educators

Peer Coaching and Review for Educators is a valuable mechanism to facilitate continuing improvement of faculty members' educational skills.