Education Cores


The Education Cores are committed to a collaborative partnership with our academic community to inspire transformational excellence across our learning health system. As best-practice leaders, we are driven by outcomes and provide consultative expertise and synergistic services across all missions.

We aspire to enrich the experience of learners, educators and faculty. To do this we: 

  • Promote cross-mission synergy, new ideas and innovation
  • Stimulate an intellectual hub to support scholarly productivity
  • Encourage thought, dialogue, and action as stewards of excellence
  • Use data to drive improvement and resource efficiency
  • Cultivate a sustainable impact across the educational continuum

Center for Teaching and eLearning

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The Interactive Instruction and Innovative Delivery Core develops multimodal initiatives that support various delivery modes of educational experiences in a variety of settings, including online, synchronous distance education, hybrid or blended experiences, competency-based and face-to-face.


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The Simulation Core uses state-of-the-art simulation devices, exceptional standardized patients, and authentic settings to engage learners in purposeful practice essential to becoming clinical practitioners able to deliver superior, patient-centered care.

Anatomy Education Core and Willed Body Program

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Anatomy, the study of the human body, is vital to medical education. Whole body donors are our silent teachers; a noble and humanitarian gesture for which we are deeply grateful.


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Academic Technologies

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Education technology support is provided by the Academic Technologies team within the Office of Information Technology. We offer a wide range of services to enhance the instructional/learning experience for Baylor College of Medicine faculty and learners.