The 2022 Call for Academy of Education Scholars (AES) Membership is Open!

The LSOM Office for Faculty and the LSOM Department of Medical Education are delighted to report the second annual Call for Membership into the LSOM Academy of Educational Scholars! The AES is a service academy dedicated to excellence in biomedical teaching and educational scholarship, as detailed on the AES Website.

Through the dedicated efforts of the AES Founding Members and with Dean Hromas’ support, the AES has had a very successful first year despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19.  The AES inaugurated its first faculty fellow class comprised of dedicated educational scholars who are working to develop innovative projects that will enhance the LSOM. Visit the 2021 Faculty Fellows webpage to see the faculty fellows and learn about their projects.

The following annual Call for Applications is directed to LSOM faculty wishing to seek AES Membership beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year.

LSOM AES New Membership:  The AES seeks to induct mid-career faculty members committed to solidifying their scholarship strengths in education. Inductees will commit to engaging in a fellowship-style Member Year 1 curriculum-based training, conducting a scholarly educational project, and earning nationally esteemed credentials in education. AES members join a dedicated community of scholars to continue serving the educational missions of the AES and LSOM. Learn more about the AES on our Member Information page.

Applications are due at close of business on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

LSOM AES Legacy Membership: The purpose of the Legacy Member designation is to acknowledge the profound career achievements of seasoned LSOM faculty educators who want to help shape the next generation of educational scholars. This will be a one-time opportunity for interested seasoned educators to join the AES through a pathway that is an alternative to the AES fellowship which requires a project proposal.  Legacy Member selection to the Academy of Educational Scholars (AES) at the University of Texas Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine (LSOM) is primarily based on building a membership that effectively facilitates fulfillment of the AES mission: To serve the LSOM and its faculty members through honoring, fostering and advancing biomedical teaching and excellence in educational scholarship. AES membership roles and benefits are listed in the LSOM AES Bylaws. The AES is an active and dedicated community of biomedical educational scholars.Through active service, the depth and diversity of the accrued educational expertise of legacy members will multiply the AES richness, creativity, productivity, and momentum in achieving its goals, mission, and vision. Learn more about AES Legacy Members on our webpage.

Application deadline extended to Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at close of business.

Membership Selection Committee (MSC)

The inaugural MSC is composed of the Founding Members. In future years, membership of the MSC will be composed of a combination of experienced MSC members and newly appointed AES members.

  • Y. W. Francis Lam, Pharm.D.
  • Robin Leach, Ph.D.
  • Mark Nadeau, M.D.
  • Patrick Nguyen, M.D.
  • P. Renee Yew, Ph.D.
  • Keith Krolick, Ph.D., Chair

The charge of the MSC, as dictated by the AES bylaws, is to conduct and oversee all processes for reviewing membership applications and new member selection. The AES MSC will recommend to the AES new members annually through a formal process of candidate solicitation, application, peer‐review and selection.


Sylvia Botros-Brey, MD, MSCI
Executive Director

Janet F. Williams, MD, FAAP
LSOM Vice Dean for Faculty

Shelly Taylor
LSOM Chief of Staff