Office of Medical Education

Center for Translational Medicine

Our goal is to promote excellence in the areas of teaching innovation, educational research and scholarship. The core initiatives to accomplish our mission include:

  • Supporting and encouraging faculty to adopt excellence in research methods
  • Supporting and encouraging faculty to adopt innovative methods in knowledge dissemination
  • Guiding faculty to conduct educational research including utilization of assessment of teaching/training tools
  • Assisting faculty to develop and validate new teaching assessment tools
  • Training faculty to utilize advanced and innovative teaching technologies to enhance the learning experience of students
  • Coordinating structured collaborations between faculty for innovative integrative, interdisciplinary and interprofessional teaching
  • Recognizing excellence and innovation in teaching and scholarship in the form of awards
  • Disseminating new knowledge in medical education

At the heart of all the programs planned by the Center for Medical Education Research, is a strong belief that sharing best practices and expertise is the best way to create a culture of excellence. 



California Northstate University College of Medicine ♦ 9700 West Taron Drive ♦ Elk Grove, CA 95757 ♦ Phone: (916) 686-7300