Teaching Scholars Summer Institute

Monday, June 6 to Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in Zoom conference for the Teaching portion and the Simulation Certification Program from Monday, June 6 thru Friday, June 10.  The simulation sessions will be PM only June 6 to 8.

As a point of reference only, the 2021 Summer Institute schedule and Simulation Certification Program schedule are available for review.

The 2022 schedule will be posted soon.

Course Overview

The 18th 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 Monday, June 6 to Wednesday, June 8.

Target Audience

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 2022 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.

Non-WVU Employee

The fee covers conference handouts 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.

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

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 4/1/22.
  • 4 or more early bird $300.00 per person.
  • Following early bird $400.00 per person even with 4 or more. 
  • Simulation I 2022 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 only (We are prohibited from receiving your credit card information via e-mail.):

  • Visa
  • Diners Club
  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Discover

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

A $50.00 fee will be charged for all canceled registrations.

When sending credit card information in addition to the card number, security and expiration date, please specify the exact TYPE of credit card. We are prohibited from receiving your credit card information via e-mail.

Download W-9 information for West Virginia University.

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


Fill out the Teaching Scholars Summer Institute application and registration summary online. Be certain to submit the short version of your CV and the third person biography narrative (view 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.

Scan and e-mail as an attachment to gmarshall@hsc.wvu.edu.

Additional Information

For more information, send an e-mail as currently we are working remotely and a response will be provided promptly.