Academy for Scholarship in Education


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. 


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