Becoming a member of the Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators signals your

  • excellence as a medical educator at P&S
  • willingness to actively participate in the life of the Academy and the community of educators at P&S

Selection to the Academy is competitive and criterion based.  Applications will be reviewed by internal and external reviewers. Applicants must have been on the P&S faculty for at least five years and must demonstrate

  • excellence in at least 2 areas of medical education, as outlined in attached criteria
  • commitment to active participation in the Academy, as outlined in “responsibilities of members”

Application Materials

  • an enhanced CV, designed to highlight activities related to medical education (please adhere to the downloadable template below)
  • a letter of nomination from your chair, program director, or someone who you feel can describe your accomplishments in medical education
  • a 1-page cover letter that highlights your accomplishments in the two areas of medical education in which you are demonstrating excellence—this should guide reviewers through your enhanced CV
  • a 1-page personal statement about how you would like to participate in the work of the Academy and what you feel that you will add to the Academy
  • a 1- to 2-page supplement documenting your excellence in medical education—this could include quantitative evaluations, as well as excerpts from narrative teaching evaluations (please do not include individual notes/letters from students)

Please complete the application as a 12 pt, single-spaced document with 1-inch margins and submit as a PDF to Lucia Sanchez at The next round of applications will be due September 15, 2016; please visit this website for details.  Please view the attached documents: application template, selection criteria, and FAQs.

     Apgar Application 2015

     Criteria for Membership

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