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UW School of Medicine CLIME Teaching Scholars Program

The Center for Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME) Teaching Scholars Program at the University of Washington School of Medicine is a 10 month professional development program for educators in the health professions who have a passion for teaching and a desire to become academic leaders. The program is led by Kristina Dzara, PhD, MMSc, Assistant Dean for Educator Development.

The Teaching Scholars Program Mission is to prepare University of Washington health sciences faculty to serve as leaders in health professions education. The Program values and supports the ongoing professional and educational development of scholars.

Learn more about the CLIME Teaching Scholars Program here, including the program goals, community, curriculum, and admissions process. Applications for the 2022 – 2023 cohort are currently open. Please contact the Teaching Scholars Program Coordinator Marla Hill at with any questions.