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SOM Medical Education Faculty Toolbox: Home

Faculty One Stop Resource for Onboarding


Welcome to the MD Program Resource page for teaching faculty! Our teaching faculty are our greatest asset! Whether at the Health Education Campus, at the CWRU main campus, or in the affiliated hospitals and practices, you shape our students in so many ways as they navigate their path towards becoming physicians. Thank you for the work you do helping to train excellent physicians and scientists!  

On this page, you will find collected resources that help our teaching faculty do an amazing job. Some are tools you may use on a regular basis and others are links to important resources that will help you develop your career as an educator. The goal is to provide “one stop shopping” related to your education roles.

On this site, you will find a comprehensive list of teaching opportunities, as well as links to the tools you will need to develop curriculum, evaluate students, understand the academic calendar, and sign up for faculty development opportunities. Please send feedback and ideas for additional links you would like to see included to And thank you for your contributions to medical education! We are tremendously grateful for all the teaching and mentoring you do. 

General Information

Blue icon for directoryThe Faculty Directory has the most comprehensive list of faculty names, appointments, ranks, location, departments, and contact information at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. 


Blue icon for libraryThe CHSL supports the information needs for all educational and research initiatives conducted within the Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Nursing. The CHSL operates from the Allen Memorial Medical Library Building and has a branch in the Health Education Campus. 

Contact the CHSL Reference for help with your information needs.

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The University Technology, [U]Tech, the division provides solutions that support education, research and the day-to-day functions at Case Western Reserve University.

Blue icon for HECHealth Education Campus: The HEC website contains general information about the campus but also practical information such as how to reserve a room, submit a maintenance request, building maps, parking, dining and safety information. 


Teaching Resources

Blue icon for CanvasCanvas is the main learning management system that is used at the School of Medicine. Canvas contains courses in the first two years, clerkships, and some elective courses.


Blue icon for AquiferAquifer teaching and learning resources are developed and maintained by teams of leading medical educators who collaborate with their national education organizations to build courses and content within the areas of basic, clinical and health systems sciences.  The virtual, interactive, dynamic approach provided by Aquifer promotes individualized and engaged learning, clinical reasoning, and in-depth exploration of content. 



Blue icon for EaselEasel is used to find the Class rosters for medical students in University and College programs. 


Student Assessment

Blue icon for AssessmenteAssessment*: This is the system used by faculty to complete their weekly IQ assessments, IQ Mid Block Evaluations, IQ End of Block evaluations, Block 8 assessments, and review student ePortfolios.


Blue icon for AssessmentThe Clinical Assessment System is used for completing Core Clerkship Assessments. The assessments are broken down into Core/rotation sites. Using CAS, the discipline/rotation assessors complete Mid rotation feedback forms, End of rotation evaluation forms, and core clerkship assessments. They are able to provide both formative and summative feedback. In addition, clerkship faculty can access their student evaluations on this site.


Please use these links to submit feedback on student performance:

Early Concern

Early Praise


Faculty Development

Blue icon for CoursEvalCoursEval is used for all pre-clinical course evaluations and SAMI facilitator evaluations. In CoursEval faculty can access evaluation results for IQ, lectures, TBLs, Tuesday seminars, and SAMI. Students access CoursEval to complete all end-of-block and end of year 1 and 2 evaluation surveys and SAMI facilitator evaluations. 


Blue icon for CAMLCenter for the Advancement of Medical Learning (CAML) offers a variety of programs to promote the development of teaching skills, foster collaboration among faculty and staff involved in the advancement of medical education, and support educational innovation and research. 

Coming Soon!

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Academic Impressions is a resource offered by the university to provide leadership, personal/professional development, and skills-based training opportunities to faculty, staff and administrators. It helps both individuals and teams build upon theirBlue icon for Academic Impressions knowledge, expertise, and find practical solutions to the challenges they are facing.  Access to thousands of best practices via live learning opportunities or recorded trainings, enables anytime, anywhere learning.

Additional Resources

Continuing Medical Education (CME): The CME portal allows you to register for upcoming events, complete activity evaluations, review transcripts, and more.Blue icon for Continuing Education

Faculty Toolkit Sessions - presentations hosted by the School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs.

Professional Development for Medical Educators