Welcome to the Academy of Master Teachers Website

About Us

The UTMB Academy of Master Teachers, established in 2007, is an honorary service organization to recognize Master Teachers and to provide an array of faculty development opportunities for all UTMB Faculty, including an annual Faculty Development Day, annual Education Symposium, education grand rounds, journal club, innovation grants, mentoring and consultations. Membership is by application and selection against a set of standards. Members serve three-year terms and may be honored with the designation as University of Texas Distinguished Teaching Professors.

Mission Statement

The Academy of Master Teachers is an interprofessional community serving UTMB through the promotion of educational excellence.

Vision Statement

The Academy of Master Teachers will propel UTMB to a national and global reputation for excellence in Biomedical and Health Professions education.


UTMB Education Week

May 9-13, 2016
All workshops are at noon in Research Building 6, Room 3.254
Facilitated by The Academy of Master Teachers

Educator Portfolio Workshop
Every educator needs a portfolio to accompany their CV. Join us for consultation on developing your EP. Bring your CV.
Monday, May 9, 2016, | Noon

“How to Increase your Scholarly Contributions as a Teacher and Educator”
Educators can obtain towards promotion and awards when their work is peer-reviewed and disseminated to other educators. This workshop will provide information on how to develop scholarship from your teaching activities.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 | Noon

“So you want to be a Teacher? (clinical perspective)
This workshop is designed for clinicians who are turning their career identify towards becoming a clinician-educator. Presenters are master clinician-educators who have achieved successful career advancement and award recognition.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | Noon

“So you want to be a Teacher?”(basic scientist and researcher perspective) This workshop is designed for basic science researchers who are turning their career identify toward becoming a research-educator or who are moving away from research into full-time teaching. Presenters are research-educators who have had achieved successful career advancement and award recognition.
Thursday, May 12, 2016, | Noon

Registration Open: https://fs16.formsite.com/infopathic/form66/index.html

If you have any questions, contact D’Anne DeWitt at vddewitt@utmb.edu or (409)747-0203.

The ACADEMY OF MASTER TEACHERS is accepting Letters of Intent to Apply for Membership.
The application forms and information are available on the AMT website and the deadline for receipt is NOON, FRIDAY, MAY 23rd. Please return by e-mail to amt@utmb.edu.

The Academy is an honorary organization recognizing academic leaders and scholarship within the UTMB community of educators. Members are expected to provide service and actively participate in AMT sponsored events to advance the mission of the organization and to promote the scholarly efforts of advancing educators through mentorship, faculty development and funding. The rewards of membership include pro bono registration to annual AMT conferences and eligibility to hold the honorary title of UT Distinguished Teaching Professor in addition to eligibility for endowed professorships.

To review the application requirements, please go to menu item “How To Apply”

2016 Annual Spring Educational Symposium
Assessment...The Driver of Learning

Sponsored by the UTMB’s Academy of Master Teachers, the UTHEALTH McGovern Medical School’s Academy of Master Educators, and the Baylor College of Medicine’s Academy of Distinguished Educators

Date: May 20, 2016
Time: 8 am – 5 pm
Conference Fee: $100 per person
Location: Pavilion for Women, at Texas Children's Hospital - 6621 Fannin St Houston, TX 77030

DUE DATE FOR ABSTRACTS is March 28th, 2016.
All submissions through this link: https://fs16.formsite.com/infopathic/form79/index.html

Educator of the Month - March 2016

Tina M. Mathers, RN, MSN, MBA, Assistant Professor of Nursing Program

Ms. Mathers is one of those professors who’s always willing to help! She never makes you feel like you are asking a question that is wasting her time. She …generally makes you feel that she cares about helping. Whenever she is in a classroom, I breathe a little easier because I know I don’t have to be nervous.