Academy of Educators hosts inaugural Teaching Bootcamp for Medical Educators

The UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators (AOE) hosted thirty participants at its inaugural Teaching Bootcamp this past Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education.

The Academy of Educators (AOE), housed within the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, hosted the first-ever AOE Teaching Bootcamp this past Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. Thirty participants attended various sessions focused on foundational topics in education such as feedback, setting expectations, and evaluation. The aim of this program is to develop the teaching skills of medical educators at all levels of their careers and to enhance their work developing future generations of medical professionals.

Thank you to the presenters and student volunteers for bringing this event to fruition:

Faculty Presenters
Lindsay Wilson, MD, MPH
Jennifer McEntee, MD, MPH, MAEd
David Lynch, MD
Debra Bynum, MD, MMEL
Winston Li, MD
Kelly Lacy Smith, MD
Kimberly Nichols, MD
Amy Shaheen, MD, MSc
Richard Hobbs, MD
Christopher Klipstein, MD
Jason Crowner, MD
Luigi Pascarella, MD
Eric Zwemer, MD

Student Volunteers
Manaswita Tappata
Erik Davies
Julia Draper
Joshua Ewy
Shannon Gillespie
Rashmi Kumar
Em Kylstra
Connor Puitt
Shelley Warner
Alison Mercer-Smith


If you are interested in attending a future AOE Teaching Bootcamp, please contact Lindsay Wilson, MD, MPH (Teaching Bootcamp Director – Lindsay.wilson@med.unc.edu) or Judson MacDonald, MA (AOE Coordinator – judson.macdonald@med.unc.edu) to join the interest list.

Learn more about the Academy of Educators by visiting our website.