Read the Fellow Program Frequently Asked Questions document.
To qualify for renewal, you must meet the requirements of one of two possible pathways.
Current Fellows can renew under Pathway One if they have served as faculty for a Certificate Program for Professional Development.
The majority of Fellows who renew will qualify under Pathway Two. To qualify for renewal under Pathway Two, you must meet both an education and service requirement.
Education requirement: Fellow renewal applicants must have completed one Certificate Program for Professional Development in the five years since becoming a Fellow. Certificate Programs for Professional Development consist of seven to ten modules on a specific subject, each followed by a quiz to ensure comprehension of the covered topics.
Certificate Programs for Professional Development are offered in a variety of formats. They can be accessed through the Academy's Online Learning Center, at the Academy's annual One-Day Seminars, and in an abbreviated format during the Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium.
Service requirement: To meet the service requirement, renewal applicants must do one of the following: