Terry Kind, MD, MPH, associate dean of clinical education and professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was selected as a member of the Inaugural Cohort of the National Academy of Distinguished Educators in Pediatrics (NADEP).
The newly created NADEP, which sits within the Academic Pediatric Association, will work to enhance the visibility and prestige of pediatric educators the United States and support the medical education community.
Kind was chosen due to the depth and breadth of her educational experiences, expertise, and contributions to the field, according to the organization. She has held several national educational roles, and currently serves and an associate editor for Academic Pediatrics.
Members of the inaugural cohort are charged with using their collective talent and energy to build a strong academic foundation for future educators by consultation and review, coaching and mentorship, and dissemination of cutting-edge ideas as visiting professors, as well as engaging in strategic thought leadership to impact the professional development of pediatric educators, according to the NADEP.