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Academy of Teaching Scholars

The Academy of Teaching Scholars is a program designed to advance the stature, quality and innovation within all aspects of teaching throughout the school.

Peer Review of Teaching

FAPD has created a series of online modules and a Peer Review Form tool to help departments and faculty conduct peer reviews of teaching.

Guide to Writing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement

This publication includes both examples and how-to articles for writing a teaching philosophy statement, written by educators from various disciplines and at various stages of their professional careers.

Teaching Physician provides point-of-need instruction for preceptors in the form of videos, tips, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to in-depth information on precepting topics.

Conduct Education Research

Research in Medical Education Faculty Learning Communities

FAPD and Educational Affairs sponsor faculty learning communities (FLC) on educational scholarship in medical education research.  The FLC is a peer-led group of faculty members who engage in an active, collaborative, year-long program, structured to provide encouragement, support, and reflection.

Education Scholarship Publication Outlets

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) maintains a list of education publications, including Impact Factors and Article Influence scores.

Teaching Awards and Honoraries

IU School of Medicine Faculty Teaching Awards

All full-time faculty and librarians of the School of Medicine within the statewide system for medical education are eligible for this annual recognition of superior teaching.

IU School of Medicine Trustee Teaching Award

Tenured and tenure-track faculty and librarians engaged in teaching are eligible as are full-time clinical faculty and full-time lecturers whose primary duties are teaching, including faculty in the School of Medicine who may be located at medical centers or be paid by institutions other than Indiana University (e.g., IU Health, Eskenazi Health, VA).

Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET)

Faculty across the IU system are eligible for FACET after five years of service. After a rigorous, peer reviewed application process, members participate in a dynamic, collaborative community of distinguished Indiana University faculty who are dedicated to and recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. 

National Education Organizations and Resources