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Division of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs serves students, faculty and external stakeholders through support of outstanding health science education programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The division achieves its mission within the philosophical context of student-centered services, meaningful faculty resources, promotion of best-practices in teaching and focus on student learning and measurement of performance outcomes.


Center for Innovation & Excellence in Learning (CIEL)

CIEL supports all faculty and staff learning together about healthcare teaching practice, and developing as scholars together.

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Scholarship, Research, and Grant Opportunities

Advance your career in academia and help bring SMU recognition by participating in scholarship and research opportunities.

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Faculty Orientation

The Office of Academic Affairs has created an online faculty orientation with a series of self-paced modules in six topic areas.

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