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Medical Education
Center for Faculty Educators

Academy Mission

MISSION (enduring purpose)
Our mission is to support the people who execute and advance the education mission of the UCSF School of Medicine.

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

VISION (aspirational; what we want to be)
To promote an educational climate that accelerates advances in teaching and learning, champions educator careers and improves health.

STRATEGY (positioning) and Implementation (action) -

The AME will be:

  • An indispensable crucible for innovation in education, by fostering curricular innovation
  • An essential resource for career development in education, by promoting and rewarding teaching excellence
  • An important source 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