The UNC-CH School of Medicine Academy of Educators was founded in October 2006 as a part of the School's strategic plan to enhance research and scholarship towards excellence in teaching.
The Mission of the Academy is:
- to promote and support excellence in teaching and the work and career paths of excellent teachers
- to promote and fund curricular innovation, evidence-based curricular change and a scholarly approach to the education mission; and
- to provide a forum for education leadership and advice for the Dean, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Vice Dean for Medical Education and the leadership of the curriculum.