January 12, 2022

Academy for Excellence in Education application process now open; deadline is Feb. 7

The Academy for Excellence in Education application process for new members in 2022 is now open.

Applicants will demonstrate their role as an educator through activities in the areas of Teaching, Educational Leadership, Course/Curricula/Program Design, Assessment, Education Scholarship and Mentorship.

Details regarding the 2022 application process or membership selection criteria are found here.

There is a two-step process:

Applicants will be required to submit the following two items in RedCap

 1. Application/Nomination letter: A letter stating reasons you believe you are an

     appropriate candidate for the Academy, based on your areas of strength as

     defined under Membership Selection Criteria

 2. Curriculum Vitae: A CV in which you have highlighted your educational


The deadline for accepting the first-step applications for membership in the

Academy for Excellence in Education is Feb. 7, 2022.

Following the review of the initial materials, applicants will be invited to submit the rest of their credentials (as described on the Academy website) for membership or will be asked to participate in an interview to review their potential application. If asked to submit the rest of their credentials, the deadline is March 14, 2022.

Contact Kimberly Dahlman, PhD, Chair, Membership Committee, kim.dahlman@vumc.org or Joseph Gigante, MD, joseph.gigante@vumc.org Academy Director to discuss the Academy or your eligibility in applying.