General Pediatrics Master Educator

  • Train in an Innovative Medical Education Program

    The General Pediatric Master Educator Fellowship is an innovative and unique opportunity for general pediatric physicians interested in developing successful academic careers in medical education by learning the art of clinical teaching, principles of adult education and educational scholarship. This fellowship will train physicians to be master pediatric educators through a curriculum that provides a balanced educational experience in the science of education, leadership in pediatric medical education, and teaching in an environment that encompasses the issues of underserved populations.

    The General Pediatric Master Educator Fellowship is an innovative and unique opportunity for general pediatric physicians interested in developing successful academic careers in medical education.The General Pediatric Master Educator fellowship consists of two years of training and will enroll one new fellow each year. We are currently accepting applications for a position available beginning July 2012.

    The program is federally funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Faculty Development in Primary Care grant. Fellows’ stipends are based on levels stipulated by HRSA, and all fellows receive a comprehensive benefits package.

    The General Pediatric Master Educator Fellowship provides training in clinical teaching, educational methodology and scholarship. Program learning activities include:

    • Completion of a Masters Degree of Education for Health Care Professionals (MEd) through the University of Cincinnati
    • Development, implementation, evaluation and dissemination of at least one innovative educational project aimed at physician education
    • Participation in a monthly professional development and leadership series
    • Completion and regular review of an Individualized Learning Plan and an Educator Portfolio
    • Mentorship from medical educational leaders and the Scholarship Oversight Committee
    • Clinical teaching activities in medically underserved primary care sites and/or general pediatric inpatient service