Center for Learning in Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME) mission is to create a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community that works together to optimize teaching skills, foster educator career development, and support educational scholarship.

Meet the CLIME leadership team!


Clinical Teaching Certificate Program

The Clinical Teaching Certificate is designed to help teachers maximize learning in the clinical environment. UW Faculty within the WWAMI region who provide clinical teaching for students, residents, or fellows will benefit from this program.

Teaching Scholars Program

The Teaching Scholars Program Mission is to prepare University of Washington health sciences faculty to serve as leaders in health professions education. The Program values and supports the ongoing professional and educational development of scholars. Applications open for 2024-2025 until May 31, 2024.

Small Grant Awards Program

The CLIME competitive small grant awards program supports innovative medical education research and curricular projects, locally and across the WWAMI region. $20,000 is distributed each year to support projects at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Teaching Resources

An accessible platform to help faculty develop their teaching skills. Learning modules that are continually updated and modified as the education programs for medical students and residents evolve.

Classroom Teaching

Resources for faculty to gain foundational knowledge and skills in curriculum, teaching and assessing, and work to continually improve those skills. 

Clinical Teaching

Resources for faculty that encourage their learning, self-improvement, and development as clinicians. Learn strategies to address challenges that might arise in clinical teaching. Learning modules and more information is available here.