AMT Faculty Member

Karen Szauter, MD, MACPAssistant Dean, Educational Affairs
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
John Sealy School of Medicine

2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Szauter joined the UTMB faculty in 1990 after completing training in Internal Medicine,  and fellowships in Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Her academic career has focused on medical education across  the continuum with a focus on undergraduate medical training. She served as the co-director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship for over 15 years, and remains actively involved in faculty development through Scholars in Education Program. Her scholarly interests include research in medical education, the development of clinical skills, and professionalism. 

Dr. Szauter was inducted into the AMT in 2007.


Learner Types: JSSOM - Medical Students - Pre-Clerkship, JSSOM - Medical Students - Clinical Years, JSSOM - Residency/Fellowships.

Assessment of Learners: Clinical Skills Assessment, Standardized Patient Assessment.

Assessment of Learners: Promotion/Tenure for Educators, Educator Portfolio.

Curriculum: Curriculum Evaluation.

Educational Leadership: Education Administration.

Instructional Methods: Case Development, Case-Based Teaching, Clinical Teaching (Hospital or Clinic), Simulation-based Education, Workshop Development.

Scholarship - Ed Research or Curriculum Innovation: Abstract Development, Grant-Writing, Manuscript Writing , Poster Development, Presentation Skills, Survey Design.

Special Content: Faculty Development - Teaching Skills, Professionalism.