Educator Development

Columbia Education Resources And Links

CUMC Teaching Academies 

Other Useful Links

External Opportunities

The Office of Faculty Professional Development works closely with the Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the Apgar Academy of Medical Educators, and the Center for Education Research and Evaluation (CERE)  to provide programs that support educators. 




For Past Programs information and materials please click here.

CUMC Educator Clinic
"Educational Scholarship: What it is and how to develop it!"

Wednesday, January 13, 2016


The CUMC Educator Clinic
"Advancing your Career as an Educator at CUMC"

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Materials from this program:

Area of Focus Self-Assessment Tool- CUMC

Criteria for Advancement in the Educator Track

Educator Resources

Educator Track

Section 12 Educator CUMC CV



The Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning

Monday, June 22, 2015
Exploring Teaching and Learning Strategies in Health Sciences Education The 8th Annual Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning was a day-long workshop devoted to exploring effective teaching and learning strategies in health sciences education. This event was designed for junior faculty or senior faculty who had recently taken on a new teaching role.


Center for Teaching and Learning

The new Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) supports excellence and innovation across educational programs at Columbia University. Working in close partnership with the entire Columbia teaching community, the CTL is committed to advancing the culture of teaching and learning for professional development, curricular enhancement, and academic support through its programs, services and resources.

Center for Education Research and Evaluation

The Center provides resources for educators through services and efforts in evaluation, research and educator development.



Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators

The Virginia Apgar academy is a community of educators dedicated to supporting, rewarding, and encouraging excellent teaching at P&S.

Anna Maxwell Teaching Academy at the Columbia School of Nursing


Audio Visual at CUMC (CUMC- IT)

Classroom Management (CUMC- IT)

Courseworks @ Columbia

For more information about our programs, please visit our Program Calendar.


Teaching for Quality 

Teaching for Quality (Te4Q) is a faculty development program that trains clinical faculty how to effectively teach quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) to medical students, residents, and other clinicians offered at AAMC. To learn more, click here

Harvard Macy Programs: Program for Educators in Health Professions

Offered Annually in Boston, MA
Next Program:
January 8-18 and May 15-19, 2017

Advances in the science of learning require health care educators to develop and practice new teaching skills consistent with the current knowledge of experiential learning theory. The goal of this Harvard Macy Institute Program is to provide a select group of participants with the knowledge base and skills to enhance their expertise in both conducting an education project of their own design and taking a leadership role in the educational activities at their institutions.

For more information, please visit


Office of Professional Development Calendar