Welcome to the Academy, a school within the School of Medicine. It offers resources for professional development ─ training, educational inquiry and evaluations ─ to departments, small groups and individuals. The Academy ensures members have access to the tools they need to be successful educators and researchers.
The Mission of the Academy is:
- To advance SIUSOM to the forefront of the nation in medical education innovation & research
- To foster the collaboration of faculty from all disciplines to the benefit of the organization, as well as providing a support network for people who choose to work in medical education
- To provide evidence-based information that will inform and improve SIU’s medical school curriculum
- To recognize and reward excellence in teaching and evaluation, educational research, educational leadership, and the development of enduring educational materials.