The Medical Education and Simulation Fellowship Program at the University of Tennessee Center for Advanced Medical Simulation is dedicated to training Fellows who aspire to become international leaders in medical education, simulation and simulation-based research. Three core skill sets are addressed in this Fellowship: 1) Teaching and learning; 2) Business management and leadership; 3) Research design and implementation. Through this Fellowship, graduates will be equipped with the teaching and learning skills essential to becoming an outstanding adult educator with business and leadership skills to navigate the administrative needs of a simulation center. In addition, the ability to design and implement simulation and research programs will contribute to future academic endeavors, creativity, and superb patient care. Graduates will have been formally trained in medical education and simulation and have received a Masters in Education from the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Education.
This two-year Fellowship will involve 2 days per week Graduate Degree ('Masters in Education') classes from the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Education, 2 days per week active participation in programs and research at the Center for Advanced Medical Simulation (UTCAMS), and 1 day per week clinical duties (related to individual Fellow’s medical background).
Applicants for this fellowship must have received an allopathic or osteopathic doctorate of medicine and completed a residency program. Applications will be accepted between September 1, 2016 - December 1, 2016 for Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2017. Potential Fellows will be interviewed between November 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Applicants will be notified of selection by January 2017.
The Graduate School of Education (GSE) is located on the University of Tennessee's main campus in Knoxville, Tennessee. The mission of the GSE is to promote the UT professional education research community and its engagement in the generation and sharing of knowledge designed to improve student opportunity, achievement, and success. The GSE strives to foster a deeper understanding of education throughout the local, regional, national, and international community. The GSE serves to build and strengthen collaborations across departments, programs, and services in education. Learn more about the GSE.
Please send all applications and questions to:
Nicole Kissane-Lee, MD EdM FACS
University of Tennessee, Center for Advanced Medical Simulation
1924 Alcoa Highway, Box 19
Knoxville, TN 37920
The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, Tennessee 37920 | 865-305-9290
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