Academy of Master Teachers

Welcome to the Academy of Master Teachers

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 five-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 inter-professional 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.

Announcements

AMT Grand Rounds

Presenter: Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd
Professor of Pediatrics
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

"Mental Health across the Educational Continuum"

  • Describe the mental health outcomes for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians.
  • Describe the interventions used at Saint Louis University School of Medicine to improve medical student mental health.
  • Describe the outcomes of this intervention

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Research Building #6, Room 1.206
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Registration Fee: Free and refreshments will be provided

Register: Click here.

AMT Educational Workshop

Presenter: Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd
Professor of Pediatrics
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

"Building Resilience and Fostering Well-being in Yourself and Others"

  • Identify stressors in one's work/school life
  • Describe personal strategies that can be used to manage stress
  • Describe barriers to utilizing the strategies

Friday, February 23, 2018
Clinical Science Auditorium 3.362

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Registration Fee: Free and lunch will be provided

Register: Click here.

Pomila  Singh
Educator of the Month - December 2017

Pomila Singh, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry& Molecular Biology; Department of Neuroscience & Cell Biology 
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Each month the Advocacy Team members of the Academy of Master Teachers selects an educator who was nominated by their students or residents to recognize for their outstanding efforts in the educational arena at UTMB. This month’s nomination clearly demonstrates the high regard Dr. Singh's learners have for her teaching and mentoring. 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Singhon this well-deserved honor.

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  Location

Rebecca Sealy Hospital
3.266 Route 0121
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX 77555-0121
Phone: (409) 747-0203
Email: amt@utmb.edu

Bernard Karnath

Bernard Karnath, MD
Director

D’Anne DeWitt
Academy Coordinator