The AM•EI is an inclusive organization and its membership is open to all educators at SingHealth and Duke-NUS. Everyone interested in education and wants to improve their teaching skills are encouraged to join as members.
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Why Join the Academic Medicine Education Institute (AM•EI)
Membership in the Education Institute provides professional and personal rewards.
- Belonging to a community of educators to promote excellence in teaching and curriculum innovation
- Providing enhanced opportunities for collaboration and scholarship
- Participating in faculty development activities and programs
- Accessing peer review and personal mentoring for teaching and educational research
- Supporting career development and promotion on educator track, at the appropriate time
- Eligibility for education innovation and education research grants
The AM•EI membership seeks to include all level of educators or those interested in teaching.
Associate Membership is open to healthcare professionals who are still in training (including medical students, Residents, PhD Candidates, Post-Doctoral Fellows, nursing students, allied health trainees, dental students and other students with a strong interest in healthcare education).
Full Membership is open to all those at SingHealth or Duke-NUS involved/interested in healthcare education.
Fellow Membership is for teaching faculty who have taken on significant responsibilities in education. These are generally, but not exclusively faculty in the Clinician Educator track, including Nurse educators, course directors of medical school programs faculty with significant commitment to education, including SingHealth educators running programs for medical schools in Singapore, polytechnics, or holding other educational positions.
||All SingHealth healthcare professionals still in training (including medical students, residents, fellows, PhD candidates, post-doc fellows, nursing students, allied health trainees, dental students and other students with strong interest in healthcare education)
||All SingHealth & Duke-NUS staff & faculty interested in healthcare education
All teaching faculty with significant responsibilities in / commitment to education: faculty in the Clinician Educator track, including nurse educators, allied health educators, program course directors of medical school programs; SingHealth educators training medical students, polytechnics healthcare students, or holding other educational positions. Staff on SingHealth Educator Career Path and / or has 30% FTE in education will also fall in this category
||Able to participate in AMEI programs & events at member's rate
- Able to participate in AMEI programs & events at member's rate
- Receive a letter of participation in AMEI activities / events
- Belong to multi-disciplinary educational community where members inform and support each other
- Receive additional training in teaching skills, curriculum development and educational research
- Receive additional training in developing education portfolio
- Participate in AM•EI’s events and programs at member's rate
- Receive mentoring from Advanced Members, access to funding, and education research resources like statistics analysis, research design support
- Letter of support to HOD for promotion as educator
||Submit a CV to support commitment to teaching & learning
- After one year, must submit a CV that reflects commitment to teaching & learning
- Attend AMEI programs & events
- Fellows are expected to evaluate one of their ongoing educational programs and to submit at least one poster about their evaluation efforts at AM EI’s Education Research Day
- Fellows are expected to submit their education portfolio after the first year of membership, and subsequently every 2 years to renew their membership
- Participate in the Education community activities (i.e., participate in workgroups, program committee for annual meeting, serve as peer reviewers of posters/teaching awards/abstracts/educational programs)
- Commit to be a part of the AM EI faculty, which may include participation in the Train-The-Trainer program
AM•EI members are encouraged to participate in the workgroups. Members can serve in a variety of capacities on established working groups.
Faculty Advocacy Workgroups
This work group is charged with advocating for the interest and needs of educators across SingHealth and Duke-NUS. The workgroup will increase the recognition for outstanding teaching and educational contributions throughout the continuum of healthcare education. This workgroup will also develop criteria with Duke-NUS APT committee that defines academic promotion for Clinician Educators.
Educational Scholarship Workgroup
This workgroup focuses on scholarship and research that will elevate the educational mission. Workgroup members will provide consultation and mentorship to guide educators in their development of educational grant proposals, research projects, publications and presentations. The workgroup will also create collaborative opportunities for members and provide oversight and assessment of impact of educational research projects.
Professional Training Workgroup
Members of this workgroup are charged to develop and/or teach faculty development programs. The workgroup will also organise seminars and conferences to promote interdisciplinary sharing of knowledge and ideas.