Educational Innovation Institute

Our Mission

The mission of the Educational Innovation Institute (EII) at Medical College of Georgia is to champion excellence and innovation in health sciences education and educational scholarship that enhances learning and develops educational leaders locally and globally. 

Our Core Values

Partnership and Collaboration: A collegial environment based on a shared vision that emphasizes partnership and collaboration

Creativity: An approach to scholarly activity that fosters creativity and inventiveness, and encourages bold as well as incremental change

Dissemination and Sharing: Transparent educational discovery, support for colleagues who share success as well as failure, and for creation and dissemination of new knowledge

Leadership: Opportunity to build a cadre of leaders to advance health education and scholarship

Learning: Encourage institutional perspective that stimulates lifelong learning in the context of changing societal needs

Integrity: Reflective, non-judgmental approach to discovery and teaching

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AJ Kleinheksel

Dr. A. J. Kleinheksel Earns Advanced Certification from Society for Simulation in Healthcare

Dr. A.J. Kleinheksel, an educational researcher at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has earned advanced certification from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

The Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator – Advanced designation is held by only 52 people in the world and recognizes leaders in health care simulation who have proven themselves as advanced educators and serve as mentors and examples to others in the field. Kleinheksel is the only professional in Georgia to hold advanced certification.

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Congratulations to Dr. Tasha R. Wyatt (left) on her receiving the SGEA 2019 MESA Award in Orlando at the annual meeting in March. 

Wyatt SGEA 2019 MESA Award


The Navigating Educational Research website was designed to guide those who are interested in conducting educational research here at Augusta University. The site provides a customized experience for every user based on their specific needs and point in the research process. Click on the picture below to begin your adventure!

EII Interactive Website

MCG Office of Faculty Development

The MCG Office of Faculty Development is here to assist you in your role as an educator as well as your role as an MCG faculty member. We have developed resources that will assist you in this process. If you need additional help please

visit our website or contact us for assistance

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