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.
- Executive Summary
- Role 1: Teaching
- Role 2: Mentoring and Advising
- Role 3: Curriculum Development, Instructional Design and Technology
- Role 4: Educational Leadership
- Role 5: Learner Assessment
Use this guide to determine which examples to review first.
Please note: Educator Portfolio examples are unique to each individual; think of them as guides, rather than templates.
Examples of Completed Templates (select names below to view/download PDF files):
Role 1: Teaching Role 2: Mentoring and Advising Role 3: Curriculum Development, Instructional Design and Technology Madhavi Dandu, MD, MPH
Sumant Ranji, MD
Role 4: Educational Leadership:
Role 5: Learner Assessment
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.
Please contact Kathleen Land at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 415-514-9259, if you have any questions.