Timetable:

July 1, 2016 - Call for applications

September 5, 2016 - Completed application packets due to Academy office

January 2017 - Applicants informed of decision

Spring 2017 - Academy Induction Ceremony as part of Health Sciences Education Day

The candidate's application must include the following six components:

1.  Academy application checklist should accompany each application

2.  Personal Statement: Limited to 1 page and addresses candidate's professional development in education and reason(s) seeking Academy Membership. 

3.  Teaching Portfolio:

The Teaching Portfolio contains documentation of the faculty's accomplishments in various education-related categories over the past five years.  These categories include:  

  • Curriculum Development 
  • Evaluation of Learner Performance
  • Mentoring/Advising
  • Educational Administration/Leadership

Important - Candidates are asked to indicate two areas in which they are outstanding and provide evidence to substantiate the quality and/or impact of their contributions.

Candidates may adopt any of the following formats for documenting their teaching and education accomplishments.

4.  Completed Anticipated Academy Service form

5.  Letter of support from candidate's department chair should be requested.

6.  Current curriculum vitae

Review Process

Application  packets  will  be  reviewed  by  a  panel  of Augusta University Academy Members and by selected Academy members from other institutions. Members  will  be  selected  by  a  consensus  of  reviewers. The  criteria  for  acceptance  will  be based  upon  the  documented  quality  of the  candidate’s  direct  teaching  activities,  other educational  activities,  personal statement,  and  anticipated  contributions  to  the Academy. Reviewers  will  evaluate  each candidate’s  application  packet  using  the  criteria  on  the  Academy Membership  Peer  Review.

Internal/External Peer Review Form