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Fine Family Academy of Educators

A community of educators dedicated to educational excellence and scholarship.

The Fine Family Academy of Educators exists to facilitate, recognize and reward educators’ educational excellence and scholarly engagement through advocacy, professional development and recognition and award opportunities.

Its core values are collaboration, inclusivity, creativity, excellence and service.

Our core purposes

  • Develop educators, educational leaders and  scholars across the career continuum
  • Recognize and celebrate educators’ contributions  and achievements
  • Nurture and develop educators as a community of practice
  • Advance educators and education
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Students and faculty gather around a computer during a lesson.

Our vision

The EVMS Academy of Educators will become a dynamic community of educators that is valued locally and highly regarded nationally in advancing educators and education.

Benefits of an academy

For members

Members are engaged with a community of like-minded leaders and gain access to the many advantages that come with membership.

For members

Benefits for members include:

  • Recognition of commitment, excellence and scholarship in teaching and education
  • Peer review processes and professional development resources to facilitate academic career success through outstanding teaching and educational scholarship
  • Consultation and supportive relationships (e.g., advising, coaching, mentoring)
  • Eligibility for special programs, projects, and incentives
  • Engagement in the Academy as a community of practice
  • Peer recognition of Academy membership and leadership
For all EVMS educators

Faculty have opportunities to participate in development programs and events to grow as scholars, instructors and mentors.

For all EVMS educators

Benefits for all EVMS educators include:

  • Faculty development programs, resources and services
  • Annual and/or semi-annual, campus-wide, educator/education theme-based "anchor" events
  • Educator and education information resources
For EVMS students

Students receive cutting-edge instruction from highly qualified expert educators.

For EVMS students

Benefits for students include:

  • Exposure to innovative, contemporary and best practice teaching methods
  • Mentoring and support from educators aware of the current needs of students and insightful of the shaping needs of future health care professionals
For members

Members are engaged with a community of like-minded leaders and gain access to the many advantages that come with membership.

For all EVMS educators

Faculty have opportunities to participate in development programs and events to grow as scholars, instructors and mentors.

For members

Benefits for members include:

  • Recognition of commitment, excellence and scholarship in teaching and education
  • Peer review processes and professional development resources to facilitate academic career success through outstanding teaching and educational scholarship
  • Consultation and supportive relationships (e.g., advising, coaching, mentoring)
  • Eligibility for special programs, projects, and incentives
  • Engagement in the Academy as a community of practice
  • Peer recognition of Academy membership and leadership
For EVMS students

Students receive cutting-edge instruction from highly qualified expert educators.

For members

Members are engaged with a community of like-minded leaders and gain access to the many advantages that come with membership.

For all EVMS educators

Faculty have opportunities to participate in development programs and events to grow as scholars, instructors and mentors.

For EVMS students

Students receive cutting-edge instruction from highly qualified expert educators.

For members

Benefits for members include:

  • Recognition of commitment, excellence and scholarship in teaching and education
  • Peer review processes and professional development resources to facilitate academic career success through outstanding teaching and educational scholarship
  • Consultation and supportive relationships (e.g., advising, coaching, mentoring)
  • Eligibility for special programs, projects, and incentives
  • Engagement in the Academy as a community of practice
  • Peer recognition of Academy membership and leadership

For all EVMS educators

Benefits for all EVMS educators include:

  • Faculty development programs, resources and services
  • Annual and/or semi-annual, campus-wide, educator/education theme-based "anchor" events
  • Educator and education information resources

For EVMS students

Benefits for students include:

  • Exposure to innovative, contemporary and best practice teaching methods
  • Mentoring and support from educators aware of the current needs of students and insightful of the shaping needs of future health care professionals