H. Barrett Fromme
H. Barrett Fromme

Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators

The Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators was founded in 2006 by Deans James Madara and Holly J. Humphrey to support and promote research, innovation, and scholarship in medical education at the University of Chicago. The Academy is led by H. Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE, Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Faculty Development in Medical Education.

In addition to hosting Medical Education Day, the Academy sponsors faculty development workshops throughout the year and funds scholarship in medical education.

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Core Mission

The core missions of the Academy are:

  • Promote excellence in teaching across the continuum.
  • Support scholarship among medical educators.
  • Enhance the Pritzker curriculum by supportingrecognizing and rewarding its outstanding teachers.
  • Build community among medical educators in the Pritzker School of Medicine.
  • Facilitate the creation of an environment that enhances the status of medical educators at the University of Chicago.

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13th Annual Medical Education Day

Each year, the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators sponsors Medical Education Day, a day-long event which highlights innovations and research in medical education at the University of Chicago. The day begins with a keynote address from a national leader in medical education and is followed in the afternoon by a poster session and plenary poster presentations. The day ends with an awards ceremony to honor the newest members of the Academy.

November 21, 2019

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