MD Office of Educational Affairs

The Office of Educational Affairs (OEA) is responsible for the medical education program, including curricular development, evaluation and assessment; centralized management of the curriculum; overseeing and administering educational grants; supporting the teaching faculty through faculty development programs; providing administrative support for education-related faculty committees; and scheduling space for classes, conferences, and meetings on the Health Sciences campus.

The Office of Educational Affairs also manages the Tufts Clinical Skills and Simulation Center, a 15,000 square foot training facility located at 136 Harrison Ave.

Specific curricular responsibilities of the OEA include: scheduling and administering the first- and second-year medical school academic programs, including Competency based Apprenticeship in Primary Care (CAP), Selectives and the Problem-Based Learning program. The OEA also coordinates specialized clinical programs such as Standardized Patient programs and a number of medical education electives.

Also, faculty may be interested in the many teaching opportunities at Tufts School of Medicine.

The OEA is a highly student-centered office and maintains an open-door policy. Please feel free to contact us or stop by!

Faculty Development

Tufts University School of Medicine is committed to supporting its teaching faculty through faculty development programs and grant support. Faculty as well as residents and fellows with teaching responsibilities can take advantage of numerous faculty development programs that are offered through the Office of Educational Affairs and the University. Additionally, Tufts affiliated hospitals may offer faculty development opportunities.