Teaching Scholars Summer Institute

Tuesday, June 1 to Thursday, June 3, 2021, via Zoom

The 2021 schedule for Tuesday, June 1 to Thursday, June 3 is as follows:  click here


Course Overview:
The 17th Annual Teaching Scholars Summer Institute will focus on developing educational theories/ technologies as well as promoting educational skills, critical thinking and innovative educational approaches.  When making your travel arrangements take into consideration that Scholars in the Core education sessions must attend from Tuesday, June 1 to Thursday, June 3.

The target audience includes health sciences faculty of all levels from Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health and allied health professionals, the modules for the program include:

  • Learning styles and strategies
  • Scholarship in education
  • Information technology
  • Leadership in education
  • Assessment

Course Objectives:
Following the Institute participants should be able to:

  • Enhance leadership in teaching/learning.
  • Promote excellence in teaching and scholarship in teaching.
  • Promote and develop teaching modalities.
  • Be more learner-centered.
  • Discuss the importance of assessment in academia and differentiate among different types of assessment.

Simulation certification:
For 2021 ONLY Simulation I or "Basics in Simulation" will be offered during the Summer Institute.  2021 Simulation Schedule

The Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety Certificate Program provides opportunities for faculty from all disciplines to enhance their skills in teaching with simulation. Our 3-day certificate program covers the fundamentals of simulation, provides several opportunities for creating and running simulation-learning activities with feedback from our experienced specialists, and delivers effective teaching strategies to include in your curriculum.

Registration Fee for SIM level 1 wvu.edu/STEP

Barring any COVID related issues:
     October 7, 2021 for Simulation Certificate Level 2
     October 8, 2021 for Simulation Certificate Level 3

Non-WVU employee -
The fee covers conference handouts, CE credits and certificate of participation.
The objectives for "Basics In Simulation" include:
•Describe the role of simulation in healthcare.
•Discuss activities for a healthcare curriculum.
•Determine the appropriate simulation modality for a provided scenario.
•Differentiate 4 simulation modalities.
•Evaluate your current curriculum for ways that simulation can benefit learners.
•Evaluate simulation needs vs. objectives for your class.
•Discuss the importance and role of interprofessional education in healthcare.

The Simulation II and III sessions will be offered face to face only at our Simulation center here at WVU in the Fall of 2021 on October 7 and October 8, 2021. The fee for these sessions will be $1,000.00 for externals.

Questions on SIM II and III, including the schedule, hotels and the fee for internals should be directed to: lamiller@hsc.wvu.edu

Continuing Education Credit:  The 2021 information is still a work in progress.

The WVU School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WVU Office of CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing education activity has been provided by the WVU School of Nursing for 21.3 contact hours.  The WVU School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing education by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, Legislative Rule #19CSR11-4 under provider number 50-26086.

The WVU School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The WVU School of Dentistry designates this activity for 17.75 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Participants are cautioned about the potential risk of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures into their practices.

Teacher Scholars Institute 2020 Pharmacy Insert


It has been determined that the content of this activity is not related to any products or services of any commercial interests, therefore, no evidence was gathered related to faculty / authors / planners’ relationships with commercial interests.


To review the speakers for this course, please click here.


To review the agenda for this course, please click:

     Teaching Scholars Summer Institute

Registration Fees:

Attendees are required to attend all sessions that they register for to receive a certificate.  Fees:

     Early bird $350.00 per person.  Early bird ends 4/1/21.
     4 or more early bird $300.00 per person.
     Following early bird $400.00 per person even with 4 or more. 

     Simulation I 2021 fee:  $200.00 per person regardless of the registration date.

     For school with multiple faculty attending this program please submit all applications at one time to obtain the early bird fees.

Internal applicants should contact HSCFacultyDevelopment@hsc.wvu.edu for questions on Summer Institute fees.

Upon submission/review of applications an invoice will be sent. 

We will accept the following credit cards via US Postal Service only (We are prohibited from receiving your credit card information via e-mail.):
Diners Club
American Express

For a major credit card include in this order:
Cardholder Name
Cardholder Billing Address
Card Number
3 digit V code or MC code from the back of the credit card
Expiration Date

Payment information checks made payable to West Virginia University to:
Gwendolyn Marshall, MSIR
Program Coordinator Senior
Faculty Development
WVU Health Sciences Center
PO Box 9170
Morgantown, WV 26506-9170

A $50.00 fee will be charged for all canceled registrations.
When sending credit card info in addition to the card number, security and expiration date please specify the exact TYPE of credit card.  Please note that our fax machine is located in a secure office.  We are prohibited from receiving your credit card information via e-mail.

For those requiring W9 information for West Virginia University here click here.

For WVU faculty, fellows and graduate students contact
gmarshall@hsc.wvu.edu for information on the payment process.


Click here for the Teaching Scholars Summer Institute application and registration summary.  Be certain to submit the short version of your CV and the third person biography narrative (click here for a sample bio) along with the application.  Note that biographical sketches are not acceptable.  Please make certain your Social Security Number is NOT on any documents that you submit.

  1. Print, complete and return to Gwendolyn Marshall at the address below OR
  2. Scan and e-mail as an attachment to gmarshall@hsc.wvu.edu OR
  3. Fax to 304.293.5999

Additional Information:
Questions on the 2021 Institute can be directed to:

Gwendolyn Marshall, MSIR
Program Coordinator Senior
Faculty Development
WVU Health Sciences Center
PO Box 9170 Morgantown, WV 26506-9170
Voice: 304.293.5266