University of Texas School of Dentistry faculty who have been recognized for outstanding teaching at UTSD, at UTHealth and/or at the UT System level will automatically be inducted into the Academy annually. The inductions honor those faculty who have sustained an outstanding performance in teaching over a period of several years. "Outstanding" teaching rises above "good" teaching by inciting intellectual curiosity in students, engaging them in the learning process and facilitating life-long learning skills.
Academy membership is composed of recipients of teaching awards from, or membership in, the following:
Membership in the Academy commences at the first meeting after receiving the teaching award listed above, or election to membership in The University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education.