The mission of the Academy of Distinguished Educators is to:
- Recognize educational achievements and teaching contributions of individual faculty to their departments and to Baylor College of Medicine
- Promote professional development, innovation and excellence in education
- Promote a free exchange of ideas regarding educational theory and methods
The Academy of Distinguished Educators was founded Dec. 7, 2001, by Ralph D. Feigin, M.D., former president and chief executive officer, Baylor College of Medicine.
All members of the Academy of Distinguished Educators have received the Norton Rose Fulbright or Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award.