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Master Teacher Guild

Mission Statement

The Master Teacher Guild is an inter-professional, interdisciplinary association serving the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science community through the promotion of educational excellence and innovation.


  1. Enhance the pedagogical pursuit throughout the University, its affiliates, Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics, and teaching sites.
  2. Facilitate, support and promote educational innovation and effectiveness.
  3. Mentor faculty members to support their academic careers and pedagogical skills.
  4. Model effective, efficient and innovative teaching practices in a rapidly changing environment.
  5. Collaborate in assessment of teaching and learning.
  6. Develop and disseminate pedagogical scholarship.
  7. Recognize and reward teaching excellence.

Master Teacher Guild Members



  • Marc Abel PhD
  • Daniel Bareither PhD
  • Fredereick Sierles MD
  • Michael Fennewald PhD
  • Stuart Goldman MD


  • Timothy Hansen PhD
  • Rea Katz PhD, PA-C

Past Presentations

  • Correll, Carl. Vaccination History: its Development and Opposition. March 14, 2023.
  • Kane, Sean. Carmen Sandiego, Harry Potter, and Oregon Trail: Themed Active Learning Games to Improve Student Success. February 8, 2023.
  • Bradbury, Neil. A Taste of the Holidays: The science behind Yum or Yuck! December 8, 2023.
  • Carlson, James. Designing and debriefing case simulations that add value to patient care and learner performance. October 5, 2022.