Academy Service Expectations

Members in good standing will:

Service Expectations of All Members:  

  • Members are asked to attest to annual documentation on their participation and service to the Academy   
  • Academy-wide meetings attendance (50% of activities over a 2-year period.)
    • Celebration of New Members in September
    • Fall Meeting in December 
    • Winter Meetings in February and March (generally offered five times throughout February and once at Fresno in March)
    • Education Showcase in May
    • Summer Meeting in June 
  • Mentoring junior faculty members, formally or informally: talk about the Academy and actively involve mentees in our work or programs 

Service Expectations of New Members (during the first three years of membership):  

Encouraged for all members: 

  • Serve as an actively participating member of an Academy interest group, action group or committee (see table: AME Committee and Interest Groups
  • Serve on a search committee for an Academy endowed chair  
  • Coach potential applicants 
  • Improve teaching through Academy co-sponsored activities: 
  • Serving as a liaison at activities related to the Academy mission in other venues: representing the Academy at selected academic conferences, membership on select institutional academic committees, mission-related education-focused grand rounds presentations, reviewing membership applications for sister academies, participating in the Academies Collaborative 
  • Participating in Educational Scholarship Conference (ESCape) and Equity and Justice in Education (EJE)
  • Facilitating faculty development activities, on a departmental level or under the auspices of the Center for Faculty Educators or Graduate Medical Education teaching workshops. 
  • For 2023-2025: Members with 3+ years of Academy membership may opt to support the CFE faculty development redesign by serving as a departmental liaison or champion of > 10 hours in lieu of committee/action group assignment. 

Service Expectations of Sustaining Members: 

  • Will be invited to all Academy general meeting and social events
  • May be asked to participate in special projects to individual talents/interests- but will NOT be assigned to service activities routinely
  • Will be asked to submit a 1-2 paragraph assessment of contributions towards the AME’s mission, for review on a three-year cycle – but will NOT be required to complete the full continuation review (e.g. no expectation to update Educator’s Portfolio)