Faculty Scholarly Activity

ACGME Faculty Scholarly Activity – Scholarship must be demonstrated by the program director and all program faculty as a whole for a five-year interval in at least three of the following domains:

  • Research in basic science, education, translational science, patient care, or population health.
  • Peer-reviewed grants.
  • Quality improvement and/or patient safety initiatives.
  • Systematic reviews, meta-analyses, review articles, chapters in medical textbooks, or case reports.
  • Creation of curricula, evaluation tools, didactic educational activities, or electronic educational materials.
  • Contribution to professional committees, educational organizations, or editorial boards.
  • Innovations in education.

What is Considered Faculty Scholarly Activity? 
Participation within and external to the residency program by the following methods:

  • Peer-reviewed publication
  • Grand rounds presentation
  • Poster presentation
  • Workshop presentation
  • Quality improvement presentation
  • Podium presentation
  • Grants for which faculty member had a leadership role (PI, Co-PI, or site director)
  • Non-peer-reviewed print or electronic resource development
  • Articles or publications
  • Book chapters
  • Textbooks
  • Webinar presentation
  • Service on a professional committee
  • Serving as a journal reviewer, journal editorial board member, or journal editor

Faculty Requirement: All faculty must participate in scholarly activity methods in addition to peer-reviewed publications.

Faculty are encouraged to assist residents/fellows in the completion of their scholarly activity project, preferably serving in a leadership capacity (PI/co-PI). The educational content on the research process and patient safety/quality improvement are provided by KCU-GME Coordinators of Scholarly Activity and Quality and Safety Education during the didactic time. For more information, faculty can contact gme@kansascity.edu.