Welcome to the Master Teacher Leadership Development Program (MTLDP) Website!

MTLDP is an educational program for SMHS faculty who teach medical and or health science students, residents, and fellows individually, in small groups, or in classroom settings.

ORIENTED to DEVELOPING EDUCATION LEADERS

Focused exclusively on faculty development, the Program’s tri-fold purposes are to:

  • Enhance teaching skills
  • Develop education leadership potential
  • Promote scholarship in education

PROVIDING a SOLID FOUNDATION

MTLDP is offered via a partnership with the Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD).

The Program consists of five courses taken over a 10-month period: Adult Learning, Curriculum Design for Adult Learners, Assessment of Adult Learning, Work Groups & Teams in Organizations, Leadership in Organizations. Graduates receive a Graduate Certificate in Leadership Development from GSEHD. All completed coursework may be applied toward a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development.

OFFERED in a COLLEGIAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

Cohort sharing a table  Cohort at the eraser board  

Cohort size is limited to up to 14 faculty members per year and every attempt is made to select a broad diversity of participants in terms of their backgrounds, specialties, and educational responsibilities.

Courses are taught by seasoned faculty who are knowledgeable about healthcare systems and experienced in providing effective adult learning.

PUBLISHED PAPERS ON THE MASTER TEACHER LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 

Goldman, E., Wesner, M., & Karnchanomai, O. (2013). Reciprocal peer coaching: A critical contributor to implementing individual leadership plans. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 24(1), 63-87.

Goldman, E. F., Wesner, M., Karnchanomai, O., & Haywood, Y. (2012). Implementing the leadership development plans of faculty education fellows: A structured approach. Academic Medicine, 87(9), 1177- 1184.

Goldman, E. F., Wesner, M., Plack, M. M., Manikoth, N. N., & Haywood, Y. (2014). Secondhand learning from graduates of leadership development programs. Journal of Workplace Learning, 26(8), 511-528.

Plack, M. M., Goldman, E. F., Wesner, M., Manikoth, N., & Haywood, Y. (2015). How learning transfers: A study of how graduates of a faculty education fellowship influenced the behaviors and practices of their peers and organizations. Academic Medicine, 90(3), 372-378.