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.


Medical Education Research Certificate Program

Two Half Day workshops held Thursday, August 10, 2017
Research Building #6—Room 1.102

For more information about this program, click here.

Educator of the Month - JUNE 2017

Dr. Cherry Beckworth, PhD, RN, CNE, Associate Professor, Baccalaureate Program Director – Junior Level

Dr. Beckworth was nominated for her continued dedication and commitment to the teaching of undergraduate (junior level) nursing students. She is recognized by her students for her excellence in teaching and as a nurse leader in education.


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

Lynn Knox

Lynn Knox, MD


Bernard Karnath, MD

D’Anne DeWitt
Academy Coordinator