Academy for Scholarship

Current Chair: Kaushal Shah, MD
Co-Chair: Jaime Jordan, MD

Board Liaisons: Christopher Doty, MD

Mission: To define, promote, recognize and reward excellence in education, education research, and education leadership.

Current Goals & Objectives:

  1. Support a network for producing high-quality education research
  2. Provide opportunities for faculty development through collaborations that lead to CORD didactics
  3. Expand the coaching program
  4. Increase membership at all levels (member, scholar, distinguished educator, and legacy).
  5. Educate future researchers in medical education through MERC @ CORD Program.

Coaching Program

The CORD coaching program is a voluntary peer mentoring program consisting of direct observation of your teaching/lecturing skills at national meetings followed by a formative feedback session with a trained Academy Distinguished Educator. 

Academy Award

The Academy Award is given to outstanding educators who have met rigorous standards of academic excellence within the last five years.

Legacy Mentor Award

The Legacy Mentor Award is presented to a CORD member who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to education and scholarly work.

Academy Publications

A current listing of publications produced by the Academy.