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.


The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine M.D., Academy of Health Science Education

Applicant deadline June 28, 2016

The annual application process for election to the University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education is now open for 2017. Accomplished education-focused faculty in all four UTMB schools are encouraged to review the application instructions (UT Shine Application Instructions - PDF) and the required application form (UT Shine Membership Application - DOC).

Deadline for applications and supporting materials is June 28, 2016.  Information about the UT Shine Academy is available at https://www.utsystem.edu/academy/hse/

2 - Half Day MERC (Medical Education Research Certification)
workshops to be held Friday, August 19, 2016

Presented by Dr. Sheila W. Chauvin, PhD, Med from LSU Health-New Orleans
Cost: 2 workshops for $50

session 1 9:00 am—12:00 pm
Scholarly Writing: Publishing Medical Education Research

Session 2 1:00 pm—4:00 pm
Formulating Research Questions and Designing Studies


Registration available now: https://fs16.formsite.com/infopathic/form89/index.html

Educator of the Month - June 2016

Dr. Camille Loftin, DHEdD, PA-C, Assistant Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Dr. Loftin is a highly respected faculty held in high esteem by her students and colleagues. She is always ready to assist and freely shares her time with anyone who needs additional information and guidance. She consistently encourages students to ask questions, actively seek and participate in new learning opportunities, and to live up to their potential.