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Medical Education Distinction

Application Deadline: Jan. 1 of MS3

Program Goal

To train physicians who will be well prepared to serve as clinician educators.

Student Objectives

  • Provide students with foundational knowledge surrounding adult learning theory, curriculum design and implementation, learner and program assessment, and research methods in medical education.
  • Provide opportunities to serve as educators and develop an educational portfolio.
  • Prepare the clinician educators of the future.


Distinction Timeline Highlights

  • Jan. 1 of MS4
    Complete all required courses.
  • March 15 of MS4
    Complete thesis and thesis presentation.
  • April 1 of MS4
    Sign and turn in your final thesis copy to the Office of Student Affairs for submission to the library.

Contact Us

Dorothy Sendelbach, M.D.

Assistant Dean, Medical Education; Professor Pediatrics; Track leader, Medical Education

Phone: 214-648-8489

Dorothy Sendelbach, M.D.