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Medical Education
Center for Faculty Educators

Academy Mission


VISION (aspirational; what we want to be)
An organizational culture that values educators and accelerates advances in teaching and learning to improve health.

VALUES (what's important to us)
Community, diversity, advocacy, service, innovation

MISSION (enduring purpose)
To support the people who carry out and advance the education mission of UCSF.

STRATEGY (positioning) and Implementation (action)

The AME will be:

  • A nucleus for innovation in education
  • An essential resource for career development in education, by promoting and rewarding teaching excellence
  • A stimulus for scholarship in medical education, by encouraging and nurturing scholarly work
  • A vital voice for educators at UCSF and beyond, by enhancing the status of teachers