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Teaching in Medical Education (TIME)

Many NCI fellows are considering an academic career at a medical school. In addition to conducting research, new faculty members need to learn effective teaching methodologies. This course will focus on good teaching practices, including basic strategies for developing and organizing a course. The goal is to enhance your ability to teach in medical education. This course will provide basic knowledge in teaching methods, course planning, writing a syllabus and developing examinations.

Locations and Time

  • This course is held on both NCI campuses:  Bethesda and NCI-Frederick.
  • This 2-hour course (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm) is offered every year, usually in June.


Terry Moody, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

George Washington University Medical Center

For Additional Information

Contact Dr. Terry Moody at or by phone at 301-451-9451.

Related Training Opportunities 

This course is part of an ongoing training curriculum for NCI clinical and postdoctoral fellows. Each fall CCR offers the “Translational Research in Clinical Oncology (TRACO)” course, hosted by Dr. Terry Moody. Another course, "Demystifying Medicine" is held each spring. This course provides 2 hours of lecture each week (January – May) and is hosted by Dr. Irvin M. Arias. To learn about additional training opportunities at NIH, visit

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