Clinician Educator Leadership Program
The BUMG Clinician Educator Leadership Program (CELP) is a program to substantively support the retention, advancement, promotion, and vitality of diverse BUMG Clinician Educators to improve the education and training of Chobanian & Avedisian SOM students, trainees, and faculty. By providing protected time, skills, and accountability the program will improve Clinician Educators’ (CEs) ability to conduct rigorous educational program design, evaluation, and scholarly dissemination. 10% FTE clinical effort forgiveness provided for faculty.
AY24 Application will open in Spring 2023.
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- 6 BU Medical Group Clinician Educators (CEs)
- For the pilot, only faculty from BU Medical Group are eligible to apply.
- Assistant Professor (>1 year) and Associate Professors
- At Chobanian & Avedisian SOM for ≥2 years
- CEs who have:
- Implemented a program or curriculum
- Have published at least one medical education paper (including MedEd Portal)
- Would benefit from rigorous accountability and support to evaluate and publish their program/curriculum
- Must apply with readiness to implement education intervention
- Willingness to be randomized to year one vs. year two of program implementation
Program Structure & AY 23 Time Commitment:
- Meet with Program Facilitator, Lindsay Demers, 4X throughout the year
- Meet with Project Mentor 1x a month throughout the year
- 0.10 FTE clinical effort forgiveness provided
- CELP runs 10 sessions July to June, Thursdays from 8am-10am:
- July 14th (orientation)
- September 15th
- October 13th
- November 17th
- December 15th
- January 19th
- February 16th
- March 16th
- April 13th
- May 18th
- June 15th (presentation of projects)
*As of now, the program will plan to meet in person at BUMC for all dates listed above, location TBD. We will update accepted participants closer to the program dates about changes to in-person vs. virtual.
The components of the program include:
- Experiential seminars. Senior faculty members and leaders from BUMC and beyond engage with participants around key determinants for effective leadership and educational scholarship, with a special focus on topics identified as areas of particular interest to CEs.
- Peer Review. Part of the sessions will include peer review and accountability for progress on program evaluation and manuscript drafts
- Final Project Goal. Participants commit to completing a project that will advance their professional careers during the course of the academic year
- Project Mentoring: Participants will receive project mentoring from faculty outside of their departments on their project. Each participant will interview 2-3 senior leader to identify fit and commit to meeting with once a month.