AGA Academy of Educators

Join the AGA Academy of Educators

The mission of the AGA Academy of Educators is to be the home for educators within AGA. The academy will be the pre-eminent forum to support and enhance teaching skills, mentorship, academic promotion, innovation, funding, career development, assessment skills, leadership, communication and scholarship. The academy will advocate for the education mission both as an academic priority and as a career pathway and will recognize excellence in education.

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Enhance your teaching skills, gain recognition and advance your career as an academic medical professional.


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Academy Community group

The Academy of Educators now has an exclusive group within the AGA Community. This is the hub for members of the GI academic community to build collaborations, network and share. Want access, but not yet a member of the academy? Join today.

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Goals

  1. Recognize and foster educational excellence, innovation and scholarship throughout the career continuum.
  2. Provide resources for teaching, training educators and leadership development.
  3. Develop strategies to obtain funding to support careers in education, including institutional and external support.
  4. Create a framework for documentation of educational excellence in support of promotion in an academic educator pathway.
  5. Advocate for the education mission both as an academic priority and as a career pathway.
 

ACADEMY RESOURCES


Access members-only educational resources, share scholarly work, discover new teaching tips, view sample CVs and much more.

  1. Resources
  2. References
 

Advisory Board

Ryan D. Madanick, MD

Ryan D. Madanick, MD

Director, Academy of Educators Advisory Board, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Sheryl A. Pfeil, MD, AGAF

Sheryl A. Pfeil, MD, AGAF

Co-Director, Professor of Clinical Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Wexner Medical Center

Xavier Llor, MD, PhD

Xavier Llor, MD, PhD

Chair of the AGA Institute Education & Training Committee; Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Medical Director, Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program; Co-Director, Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program, Yale University

Darren M. Brenner, MD

Darren M. Brenner, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Matthew Whitson, MD

Matthew Whitson, MD

Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Sarina Pasricha, MD

Sarina Pasricha, MD

Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology University of North Carolina Hospitals

Mayur Brahmania BSC, MD, FRCPC

Mayur Brahmania BSC, MD, FRCPC

University of Toronto: Division of Medicine Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Joshua Melson, MD, MPH

Joshua Melson, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases Rush University Medical Center

View the full list of charter members.

AGA staff contact: Sandra Megally Amos