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The mission of the Shine Academy shall be to serve the University of Texas System (UTS) through the support and promotion of excellence in all aspects of health science education, including educational research, scholarship and leadership. 

-from the Shine Academy, 2022: Bylaws


Call for Proposals

University of Texas Systems Kenneth I. Shine MD, Academy of Health Science Education

2024 Innovations in Health Science Education Conference

Feb 22-23, 2024 in Austin, Texas

Conference Theme: The Many Dimensions of Mentorship: Education, Career, Scholarship, Well-being, and Beyond

Proposals for the 2024 Innovations meeting will be accepted between
September 15, 2023 and October 30, 2023.

Click here for additional information on abstract format and workshop features

Click here for submission form







  • President: Leonard J. Cleary, Ph.D.
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • President-Elect: Bridgit Piernik-Yoder, Ph.D.
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Dorothy Sendelbach, M.D.
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Immediate Past President: Khaled M. Elsayes, M.D.
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Do you have questions about the Shine Academy?

Contact The University of Texas System Administration
Office of Health Affairs