Fostering Medical Professional Development
The mission of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Academy is to enhance and foster the educational development of physicians, scientists, clinicians and other health care professionals throughout the BIDMC community by:
- Recognizing and supporting a community of faculty educators dedicated to promoting and practicing teaching excellence across the continuum of medical education
- Fostering the careers of those interested in becoming educators in medicine and science
- Providing resources and programming to develop and enhance high-quality teaching skills
- Stimulating and supporting the creation and implementation of innovative approaches to learning and assessment, including research and scholarship
The BIDMC Academy expands upon current departmental offerings in professional development, and co-sponsors educational activities with the Harvard Medical School (HMS) Academy and academies at other HMS-affiliated hospitals.