The Education Portfolio: Reflecting on the Past to Move Forward

As I entered my final year of training and saw dozens of colleagues go through a professional development plateau, I wanted to be proactive in approaching my transition to a faculty role. That’s where my Educator’s Portfolio (EP) (compared to a traditional curriculum vitae (CV) in an Academic Medicine Last Page I coauthored) came into …

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Tips for the Medical Educator’s “Elevator Pitch”

Ever wonder what to say when you're standing next to a senior colleague who could help further your work? Cue your elevator pitch! In this video, David Acosta, MD, and Daniel Hashimoto, MD, MS, demonstrate what to do (and what not to do) to successfully deliver your med ed elevator pitch. The tips in this …

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Academic Medicine articles win the ABIM Foundation’s John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize!

Congratulations to Dr. Egener and colleagues! Their perspective "The Charter on Professionalism for Health Care Organizations" received this year's commentary prize. Congratulations to Dr. Branch and colleagues! Their article "A Multi-Institutional Longitudinal Faculty Development Program in Humanism Supports the Professional Development of Faculty Teachers" received this year's research prize. More information about the John A. …

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