Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy

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The Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy was founded in 2021, with the purpose of providing an interprofessional scholarly home for clinical educators across Nuvance Health. The Teaching Academy honors the life and work of the late Dr. Tietjen, a passionate advocate for education at Nuvance Health.

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The Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy is named in honor of the late Dr. Tietjen, Nuvance Health's former Chief Medical Officer and a beloved member of the community. A passionate advocate for interprofessional education, Dr. Tietjen dreamed of launching a Teaching Academy for clinical educators at Nuvance Health. It is a privilege to bring Dr. Tietjen's vision of the Teaching Academy to life - we hope she would be proud of what has been accomplished so far in the inaugural year!


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Patricia A. Tietjen, MD - Teaching Academy

Mission, Vision, and Goals 

  • Mission

    The Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy brings together passionate and promising educators, promoting their pursuit of excellence in education and scholarship and recognizing their contributions to Nuvance Health.

  • Vision

    Create an interdisciplinary home for promising and passionate educators, actualizing Nuvance Health’s unwavering commitment to teaching and inspiring future generations in medicine.

  • Goals

    Promote effective and innovative practices for high-quality teaching and learning.

    Support medical education faculty professional development.

    Maintain a forum for members and associates to have dialogue about teaching and learning.

    Support the scholarship, teaching, and learning activities within medical education.

    Advise and serve as a resource to Nuvance Health on issues related to excellence in teaching and educational scholarship.

FAQs

  • Can anyone participate?    

    The Teaching Academy is a community of passionate clinical educators across Nuvance Health. We welcome applications from physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, physical, occupational, respiratory and speech therapists, pharmacists, and other clinical educators. Enrolled scholars gain exposure, knowledge, and skills to advance their careers in teaching and educational scholarship.
  • What is the estimated time com
    Participants can expect to spend 3-4 hours per month in group learning sessions and an additional 4-5 hours per month, September through June, preparing for sessions and working on their educational projects. The inaugural cohort has met via virtual platform, but our hope is that conditions will allow for in-person sessions held in Danbury and Poughkeepsie for the 2022-2023 cohort. CME hours will be awarded for time spent in group sessions.
  • How can I apply?    
    We are currently accepting applications through May 31, 2022 for the 2022-2023 cohort. Apply now using the link below.
  • Is there a fee or cost for membership?     
    There is no fee or tuition to participate.
  • Who can I contact if I have questions or need more information?   
    Should you have any questions, please reach out to Beth West, Director of the Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy at teachingacademy@nuvancehealth.org

The application* cycle is currently open and we will accept applications through May 31, 2022. Apply now to share your passion for education and connect with a cohort of lifelong teachers and learners at Nuvance Health.

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A Message from the Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy

The Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy
We would like to thank the many individuals who have supported the development and launch of the Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy. We could not do this without you!

If you have questions, would like more information, or would like to support the Teaching Academy, please leave us a comment below or email teachingacademy@nuvancehealth.org

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Robyn Scatena, MD
Executive Director, Nuvance Health Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy
Director Critical Care, Norwalk Hospital


Beth West
Director, Nuvance Health Patricia A. Tietjen, MD Teaching Academy



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