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When proposed for promotion, faculty members will be asked to contribute to their Education Portfolio, which is a component of the promotion dossier. 


Provided by the Candidate

  • PSOM Education Activities Workbook to document credits earned over the previous 3 years

  • Education Impact Statement (1 page) that identifies and describes impact made in most relevant Education Category/ies in order of overall impact. For each category addressed, include a 

    • description of high-quality engagement

    • brief reflection on how one has incorporated feedback from teaching evaluations to evolve as an educator

    • description of growth over career in each category identified

      • for promotion to Professor, specific examples demonstrating impact in categories identified (locally, nationally, and/or internationally) must be provided


Provided by the EO

  • Education Officer Report,* which provides an assessment of the overall engagement and impact of a faculty member across three sections:
    • Description of high-quality engagement. This must include a review of the PSOM Education Activities Workbook, and an attestation that the faculty member is in compliance with the required education effort (credits) per year.
    • Demonstration of Education Impact
      • review of any available quantitative or qualitative data. EOs should interpret and provide useful context for data, including possible mitigating factors for low learner evaluation scores, and critical feedback in comments. Any coaching plans and subsequent improvement should also be addressed.
      • other impact metrics from lists above (high-quality engagement and excellence in education), and at EOs discretion, other applicable metrics as well
    • Summary Statement of the education engagement and impact
  • Internal Evaluation Data** (i.e., TED, Blue etc.).For candidates with significant, exemplary internal teaching data, promotion could be considered on the basis of impact in the Teaching category alone. If the internal teaching data is less than exemplary, an additional category of education should be included for review. If no internal teaching data is available, a candidate will need to demonstrate trajectory and impact in at least 2 other Education Categories.


 What Does High Quality Engagement Look Like?
  • Engaging with learners in any of the defined Education Categories
  • Leadership roles in teaching or educational programs
  • Innovation in local classroom teaching methods or novel application of existing teaching methods
  • Developing educational products such as curriculum, assessment tools or programs, policy statements, technologies such as simulation etc.
  • Leading or substantive participation in committees related to education
  • Involvement in local mentoring programs, particularly outreach programs related to inclusion and diversity, and those that promote health equity
  • Participation in CME, research, and inter-professional meetings
  • Participation in the development of scholarly products related to education


 How is Excellence in Education Demonstrated?
  • Internal and external evaluations
  • Outcomes of successful mentorship such as scholarly products, regional and national presentations by trainees, trainee career trajectory, etc.
  • Course or program evaluations that reflect educational leadership roles
  • Awards for teaching, mentoring, contributions and/or innovation related to education.
  • Invited lectures to disseminate new knowledge related to successful education programs, interventions, curricula that have been generated by the candidate.
  • Funding or scholarship specifically related to education.
  • National leadership roles in education/training committees and professional societies



*EOs may opt to consult additional materials to inform their reports, For example

  • letters from BGS graduate group chairs
  • letters from former learners

**For questions about TED reports, please contact PSOM Academic Programs Education and Assessment.