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.



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Jean Gutierrez
Educator of the Month - May 2018

Jean Gutierrez, PhD, RD
Associate Professor
School of School of Health Professions

Congratulations to Dr. Gutierrez for being nominated as AMT Educator of the Month for May 2018. She shows great dedication and enthusiasm for teaching her students in the School of Health Professions.

"Dr. Gutierrez is amazing! She cares and encourages her students to always do their best. She goes above and beyond to support her students in their learning experience. She is the perfect example of a professional, who by teaching with enthusiasm, leaves a positive footprint in every student's career path. She is a exemplary role model!"

" Jean has been an exceptional teacher and director who is always available to her students. Even through hardships, she comes to class with a smile. She also values our thoughts and opinion Hats off to Dr. Gutierrez!!!"

Please join us in congratulating Professor Pryor for this well-deserved honor.


Rebecca Sealy Hospital
3.266 Route 0121
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX 77555-0121
Phone: (409) 747-0203

Bernard Karnath

Bernard Karnath, MD

D’Anne DeWitt
Academy Coordinator