Thank you for your interest in the APEX Teaching Program. Participants will be chosen via a thorough peer-review process. The applicant must be committed to attending two consecutive Pediatric Hospital Medicine conferences, beginning with the PHM Conference scheduled for July 20-23, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. The applicant must also be prepared to participate in both independent and on-line instruction a minimum of quarterly during the months between the conferences. The applicant must identify a local mentor, or request assistance in finding one. The mentor and the applicant are expected to meet quarterly, either in person or via phone/web-conference, to discuss progress towards meeting teaching goals. In addition, the mentor will observe and provide feedback for at least 2 of the applicant's teaching sessions. If necessary, teaching sessions can be video-recorded and shared with mentor at a later date.
To complete your application, please submit the following by January 16, 2017:
- Applicant Participation Agreement
- Curriculum vitae - Please highlight your background and experience in medical education, any specific training in medical education you have received, and any organizational affiliations relevant to medical education.
- Statement of Interest (max 500 words) – Please describe your current teaching activities, your personal goals for the program, and how participation in the program will benefit you and your institution.
- Supervisor Agreement Form
- Mentor Agreement Form
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit all application materials as one combined pdf to APEXTeachPrgm@aap.org. Application deadline is January 16, 2017, and applicants will be notified no later than February 13, 2017.
For questions about the application process please contact Marisa Goldberg at APEXTeachPrgm@aap.org. For questions about the APEX Program, or if you are unable to find a local mentor, please contact Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE at APEXTeachPrgm@aap.org