Health Professions Teaching & Learning Graduate Certificate


College of Health Professions, Institute of Emerging Health Professions








Name: Shruti Chandra, MD, MEHP
  • Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Health Professions
  • Program Director, Masters of Health Professions Education
  • Director, Phase 3, Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University

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The graduate certificate in health professions teaching and learning will prepare current healthcare professionals to become successful and effective clinical educators, providing them the knowledge and skills to utilize evidence-based frameworks and best practice methodologies to educate the future healthcare workforce.

Program Overview

Due to the demanding need for healthcare educators, Jefferson offers a 12 credit certificate program to prepare health professions teachers. The programs cater to working professionals by offering a fully online and asynchronous program. The Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Teaching and Learning will cover specialized areas of study including: simulation and interprofessional education along with core education and teaching topics including curriculum design and program assessment.

Program Highlights

  • Fully online, majority asynchronous
  • Competitive pricing
  • Training and education for future clinical educators, physician educators, and university faculty
  • Short term time commitment, program can be completed in 3 semester including in the summer
  • All certificate credits apply to the Masters in Health Professions Education if you are interested in furthering your education


  • Instructional Technology & Learning (2 credits)
  • Curriculum & Instructional Design (2 credits)
  • Program Assessment & Evaluation (2 credits)
  • Simulation in Health Professions Education (3 credits)
  • Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice in Healthcare (3 credits)