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Attention: UNC Academy of Educators: TAR HEEL, formally known as Residents as Teachers, Program


Applications open each year in July. Approximately 20 residents are selected to participate in each cohort. To apply, applicants are asked to complete two (2) short essay responses within the application link and provide a copy of their CV. An ideal TAR HEEL candidate has a strong interest in medical education, is eager to engage in a multi-disciplinary learning environment, and seeks to learn advanced education concepts to foster the development and growth of their skills.

Applications are now closed. 

Before applying, we recommend ensuring that you can commit to participating in interactive sessions either during the fall (September – December) or the spring (February – May) on Wednesday evenings between 6:00 – 7:00 PM EST.


To learn more about the TARHEEL Program, visit our website at or email