Educator's Portfolio

The Educator's Portfolio (EP) documents educational accomplishment for academic promotion, and is the core of the membership application for the Academy.

In 2013, the Action Group on Educator's Portfolio, Promotion and Advancement was formed to improve the Academy's EP. The EP is comprised of the Executive Summary and detailed Educational Role descriptions.

EP Documents Available to Download

Please note: Educator Portfolio examples are unique to each individual; think of them as guides, rather than templates.

Examples of Completed Templates

Select any of the following EP areas to see faculty examples:

Executive Summary
  • Tracy Fulton, PhD
  • Erick Hung, MD
  • Conan MacDougall, Pharm D, MAS, BCPS
  • David M. Naeger, MD
Role 1: Teaching
  • Angel Chen, RN, MSN, PNP
  • Jacque Duncan, MD
  • Conan MacDougall, Pharm D, MAS, BCPS
  • Stacy Sawtelle Vohra, MD
Role 2: Mentoring and Advising
  • Denise Davis, MD
  • Mitchell Feldman, MD, MPhil
  • Catherine Lomen-Hoerth, MD, PhD
  • Steven Pletcher, MD
Role 3: Curriculum Development, Instructional Design and Technology
  • Madhavi Dandu, MD, MPH
  • Sumant Ranji, MD
  • George Saba, PhD
  • Naomi Wortis, MD
Role 4: Educational Leadership:
  • Vanja Douglas, MD
  • Descartes Li, MD
  • Andrea Marmor, MD, MSEd
Role 5: Learner Assessment
  • Meg Autry, MD
  • Tracy Fulton, PhD
  • Karen Hauer, MD
  • Sandrijn van Schaik, MD

About the Educator's Portfolio

Traditionally there has been little formal assessment of the educational activities of a candidate for promotion beyond "counting" hours of teaching or letters of recommendation. The standard packet typically provides very little evidence of the content or quality of a teacher's or educator's work. To acknowledge faculty members' contributions to teaching programs, some medical schools have begun to use a "portfolio" to organize and document educational activities - a concept borrowed from artists and architects who have long collected samples of their best work for others to evaluate.

Using Your EP and Applying for Academy Membership


Please contact Kathleen Land at [email protected], or (415) 514-9259, if you have any questions.