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Doctoral Program in Medical and Health Professions Education (PhD or EdD)

Earn your Medical and Health Professions Education, PhD or EdD, and become a teacher, leader and educational scholar.

Explore Doctoral Program in Medical & Health Professions Education (PhD or EdD)

More than an educator

Be an adviser, an influencer and an explorer. Inspire future physicians and healthcare professionals as they progress through their schooling.

With this degree, you can play a crucial role in academic medicine and deliver high-quality medical and health professions education.

 

Which is right for you?

Which is right for you?

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PhD

The PhD is a research-based terminal degree that allows individuals to work in academia or research at the university level.

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EdD

The EdD is a practice-based professional degree designed for educators looking to create change at an administrative level.

Concentrations

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Pursue or further your career in academics, research or administration in educational institutions.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Gain the practical knowledge and skills necessary to tackle major issues facing higher-education administration today.

This concentration explores academic health centers compared to universities looking at topics such as management, leadership, oversight, policy, law and finance. The program includes the study of current issues and data science in higher education.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

Address the need for highly trained anatomists and teach anatomical sciences at the master's and doctoral levels.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

The demand for well-versed anatomy educators is growing as more faculty are retiring, U.S. medical schools continue increasing enrollment and more health professions programs pop up.

This concentration provides experience in management, course directing, dissection and modern teaching modalities.

Ultrasound Imaging Education (PhD)

Develop, manage and deliver ultrasound education programs to help meet the need for training sonographers, sonologists and medical professionals.

Ultrasound Imaging Education (PhD)

Join a first-of-its-kind program and receive training in one of the country’s most ultrasound-integrated undergraduate medical curriculums.

Ultrasound and medical imaging in medicine and allied health is an exploding field with an increasing need for sonographer educators. This concentration will produce educators capable of curriculum development, management, delivery and assessment.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Pursue or further your career in academics, research or administration in educational institutions.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

Address the need for highly trained anatomists and teach anatomical sciences at the master's and doctoral levels.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Gain the practical knowledge and skills necessary to tackle major issues facing higher-education administration today.

This concentration explores academic health centers compared to universities looking at topics such as management, leadership, oversight, policy, law and finance. The program includes the study of current issues and data science in higher education.

Ultrasound Imaging Education (PhD)

Develop, manage and deliver ultrasound education programs to help meet the need for training sonographers, sonologists and medical professionals.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Pursue or further your career in academics, research or administration in educational institutions.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

Address the need for highly trained anatomists and teach anatomical sciences at the master's and doctoral levels.

Ultrasound Imaging Education (PhD)

Develop, manage and deliver ultrasound education programs to help meet the need for training sonographers, sonologists and medical professionals.

Higher Education (PhD or EdD)

Gain the practical knowledge and skills necessary to tackle major issues facing higher-education administration today.

This concentration explores academic health centers compared to universities looking at topics such as management, leadership, oversight, policy, law and finance. The program includes the study of current issues and data science in higher education.

Contemporary Human Anatomy Education (PhD)

The demand for well-versed anatomy educators is growing as more faculty are retiring, U.S. medical schools continue increasing enrollment and more health professions programs pop up.

This concentration provides experience in management, course directing, dissection and modern teaching modalities.

Ultrasound Imaging Education (PhD)

Join a first-of-its-kind program and receive training in one of the country’s most ultrasound-integrated undergraduate medical curriculums.

Ultrasound and medical imaging in medicine and allied health is an exploding field with an increasing need for sonographer educators. This concentration will produce educators capable of curriculum development, management, delivery and assessment.

Developed by educators for educators

Crafted by EVMS instructors, clinicians and basic scientists, our curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics, including:

  • Adult learning theory
  • Instructional methods
  • Curriculum development
  • Advanced research methods
  • Issues in higher education
  • Advanced anatomical dissection
  • Assessment of learning
  • Advanced scanning
Compass
Individual mentoring

Develop an academic plan and timeline for completion based on your needs and program offerings.

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Abundant resources

Access cutting-edge tools such as simulators, 3D printers, ultrasound machines and plastination equipment and collaborate with renowned experts.

Medical professionals
Personalized practicum

Engage in a comprehensive practicum experience that advances your career goals.