Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
475 Vine Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
What we do
Academic Affairs promotes educational development activities and supports
the students, faculty, and administration through service and research. The
mission of Academic Affairs is to foster a supportive teaching-learning environment by
facilitating curriculum design and implementation, developing and implementing
program and student evaluation, and conducting educational research. Services of the unit are available to all faculty members.
and Curriculum Facilitation: Academic Affairs facilitates the
curriculum and its component courses and clerkships by providing essential
support services for curriculum committees; topic, course, and clerkship
directors; teaching faculty; and students.
Evaluation: Academic Affairs supports student outcome evaluation by providing
comprehensive testing services, including performance assessments.
Evaluation: Academic Affairs guides the development of evaluation plans, conducts
evaluations in support of the curriculum, and reports and makes results-based
recommendations to committees that oversee the curriculum.
Research: Academic Affairs initiates and/or collaborates with medical school faculty
in designing, conducting, and analyzing data and reporting results of
educational research studies.
Services from Evaluations include assisting with editing of test questions, scoring of examinations, analyzing examination data, and consulting on the interpretation of examination statistics.
Academic Affairs conducts educational research and evaluation studies and provides consultation in these areas to the central administration, departments, and individual faculty members. Instructional design (internal link) services include assistance with curricular design and individual consultation with instructors seeking assistance in preparation for teaching.