Augusta University Educational Innovation Institute

Augusta University Educational Innovation Institute The Educational Innovation Institute (EII) champions excellence and innovation in health sciences education and educational scholarship. The Educational Innovation Institute was founded as the Education Discovery Institute in 2008 under the visionary leadership of Dr. Ruth-Marie E.

Fincher, retired Vice Dean of Academic Affairs and former Co-Director of the EII. Today, the EII serves Augusta University health professions faculty and students in their pursuit of educational excellence and groundbreaking scholarship through programs, collaborations, and consultations.

Mission: The mission of the Educational Innovation Institute (EII) at Augusta University is to champion Excellence and Innovation in health sciences education and educational scholarship that enhances learning and develops educational leaders locally and globally.

Operating as usual

01/24/2019

We're hiring! If you love groundbreaking educational research and have a passion for medical education, the EII is the place for you!

The posting for our Research Associate position will be open until filled: http://bit.ly/2HvEBOg

Happiest of birthdays to our amazing, indispensable Administrative Assistant II, Linda Humphreys!
01/18/2019

Happiest of birthdays to our amazing, indispensable Administrative Assistant II, Linda Humphreys!

Congratulations to Medical College of Georgia student Callie Ray and her mentor Dr. Tasha R. Wyatt on the presentation o...
11/09/2018

Congratulations to Medical College of Georgia student Callie Ray and her mentor Dr. Tasha R. Wyatt on the presentation of their work on Religion and Spirituality as Cultural Assets in Medical Students at the AAMC Learn Serve Lead conference in Austin this week!

The Educational Innovation Institute is on the move! As of today, our offices now are located in the Medical College of ...
07/25/2018

The Educational Innovation Institute is on the move!

As of today, our offices now are located in the Medical College of Georgia Academic Affairs suite on the third floor of the Education Commons. Swing by and say hi!

Best wishes to Dr. Lara Stepleman as she transitions out of her role in the EII and into her new role as the Director of...
07/16/2018

Best wishes to Dr. Lara Stepleman as she transitions out of her role in the EII and into her new role as the Director of Faculty Success at the Medical College of Georgia! Thank you for everything you've done!

Please join us as we wish the happiest of birthdays to our director, Dr. Lara Stepleman!
06/22/2018

Please join us as we wish the happiest of birthdays to our director, Dr. Lara Stepleman!

Don’t let the writing process spook you this Halloween. Stop by our offices for a consultation with one of our education...
10/31/2017

Don’t let the writing process spook you this Halloween. Stop by our offices for a consultation with one of our educational researchers!

Congratulations to Medical College of Georgia student Callie Ray on her presentation of her summer research with Dr. Tas...
09/25/2017

Congratulations to Medical College of Georgia student Callie Ray on her presentation of her summer research with Dr. Tasha R. Wyatt on "Religion and Spirituality as Cultural Assets in Medical Students" at Medical Scholars Research Day!

Monday is the Medical College of Georgia's Medical Scholars Research Day! Scholars' research posters will be on display,...
09/22/2017
Medical Scholars Research Day set for Sept. 25

Monday is the Medical College of Georgia's Medical Scholars Research Day! Scholars' research posters will be on display, and Dr. Krousel-Wood from Tulane University will be giving her keynote on "Medicine, Miracles, and the Role of the Physician Scientist." Don't miss it!

Dr. Marie A. Tonette Krousel-Wood, senior associate dean for faculty affairs and associate provost for health sciences at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will give the keynote address at the 9th annual Medical Scholars Research Day on Monday, Sept. 25, in the J.

09/15/2017
Augusta University

The Interdisciplinary Simulation Center is an amazing resource for health professions educators and students! Learn more about the center, see what technologies they offer, and schedule a tour on their new website: http://www.augusta.edu/centers/isc/

Thanks to the advancements of simulation technology the next generation of #healthcare providers can train for high stress scenarios before they occur in realistic environments. Our Interdisciplinary Simulation Center is at the heart of this kind of training.

Don't let Dr. Kleinheksel have all the fun! Open Sims are running all day today in the Augusta University Interdisciplin...
09/13/2017

Don't let Dr. Kleinheksel have all the fun! Open Sims are running all day today in the Augusta University Interdisciplinary Simulation Center as part of #HcSimWeek. There are still spots open, so sign up now!
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Dr. Tony Payne is teaching our workshop participants how to write NBME-style multiple-choice questions this afternoon. M...
09/07/2017

Dr. Tony Payne is teaching our workshop participants how to write NBME-style multiple-choice questions this afternoon. Miss the workshop? Don't worry, you can still stop in for a consult!

The Augusta University Interdisciplinary Simulation Center is participating in the Society for Simulation in Healthcare'...
08/24/2017

The Augusta University Interdisciplinary Simulation Center is participating in the Society for Simulation in Healthcare's national Healthcare Simulation Week, September 11-15th.

There will be lots of great opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to see simulation in action. Don't miss it!

The application deadline for our 2018 Teaching Scholars and Educational Researcher fellowships is September 1st. Through...
08/23/2017
www.augusta.edu

The application deadline for our 2018 Teaching Scholars and Educational Researcher fellowships is September 1st.

Through these fellowships, faculty at Augusta University have access to experts, mentors, targeted seminars on best practices in health sciences education and educational research, and additional consultation hours. And you'll have fun!

Don't delay! Apply today!

08/11/2017
Making the First Cut: An Analysis of Academic Medicine... : Academic Medicine

A new Academic Medicine article examined why manuscripts are desk rejected; research design & methods top the list.

We can help! Schedule a consult with Drs. Stepleman, Wyatt, or Kleinheksel in the early stages of your research.

Purpose: Manuscripts submitted to Academic Medicine (AM) undergo an internal editor review to determine whether they will be sent for external peer review. Increasingly, manuscripts are rejected at this early stage. This study seeks to inform scholars about common reasons for internal editor revi...

Today we bid a fond farewell to our Research Associate Mitchell Toomey, as he begins his new adventure at Georgia State ...
08/04/2017

Today we bid a fond farewell to our Research Associate Mitchell Toomey, as he begins his new adventure at Georgia State University. Goodbye (for now) Mitch! The EII will miss your infectious enthusiasm and wacky socks, but we know you're on your way to do even greater things!

Happy Birthday to Dr. Tasha Wyatt! Stop by CJ-1020 to celebrate the birth of our favorite yoga-practicing, qualitative-r...
07/21/2017

Happy Birthday to Dr. Tasha Wyatt! Stop by CJ-1020 to celebrate the birth of our favorite yoga-practicing, qualitative-researching Hawaiian.

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Augusta, GA
30912

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(706) 721-7839

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We ❤️ Kim's Donuts...
We never miss an opportunity to celebrate together.
Our EII team can be zany but we are passionate educators.
Our colleagues are our friends.
We encourage scholarship from the healthcare leaders of tomorrow.
We learn from national figures on managing on major issues in healthcare like at the AAMC.
We welcome all to partake in programs like this Education and Treats session.
We have thought-provoking speakers. Lindsey West Rollock speaking on implicit bias in admissions.
We like to celebrate our colleagues!
More Education day antics
Education Day 2017. Because we are a bit wacky in our approach to education.