Faculty Relations & Professional Development

Fellowship in Academic Medicine

The Fellowship in Academic Medicine (FAME) is a longitudinal professional development program for health professions educators and administrative leaders who have interest in fostering academic excellence, innovation and scholarly productivity in health professions education. The program will:

  • provide programming to improve fellows skills as educators, and
  • stimulate and support the creation and implementation of innovative approaches to curriculum design, student learning and assessment, curriculum evaluation and outcome research

2021 Program


This track is suitable for health professions educators who are interested in improving their skills as educators, clinicians and scholars. Curriculum in this track will focus on stimulating and supporting the creation and implementation of innovative approaches to curriculum design, student learning and assessment, clinical teaching skills, classroom teaching skills, curriculum evaluation and outcome research.

Course Schedule

All classes will be held January through October from 8:00 a.m. – noon. The course will be offered virtually in 2021 in accordance with social distancing protocols.

2021 Session Dates (Fridays):
  • Jan. 8
  • Feb. 12
  • Mar. 12
  • April 9
  • May 14
  • June 11
  • July 9
  • Aug. 13
  • Sept. 10
  • Oct. 8: FAME Academic Day

Course Work

The FAME program utilizes a cohort-based model, designed to help prepare health professionals, researchers, and administrative leaders for teaching and leadership roles at academic health centers.

  • Cohort model encourages collaboration and networking across institutions
  • Learner-centered curriculum
  • Protected time to contribute to scholarly activities
  • Highly interactive courses taught by expert faculty and Master Teachers
  • Cohort size limited to approximately 10 Fellows
  • Fellowship Certificate from NEOMED

Tuition Fees

  • Teaching Track: $2,500.00


*A limited number of $500 scholarships will be available to FAME alumni and NEOMED faculty


At the completion of of the track, fellows will receive a Fellowship Certificate from Northeast Ohio Medical University.

Application period

The cohort for the 2021 FAME Teaching Track is underway!

If you are interested in applying for the 2022 FAME Teaching Track, please contact facdev@neomed.edu.


Phone: 330.325.6817
Email: facultyrelations@neomed.edu

Faculty Relations & Professional Development

Northeast Ohio Medical University