The Sosa Academy of Medical Sciences

The mission of the Sosa Academy of Medical Sciences is to recognize excellence, reward achievement, and promote innovation in the education of health professionals.

Henry Pohl, M.D., congratulated by Vincent P. Verdile, M.D. as innaugural Julio M. Sosa, M.D. Chair of Medical Education
Henry Pohl, M.D., left is congratulated by Vincent P. Verdile, M.D., right, dean of the Albany Medical College, as the inaugural Julio M. Sosa, M.D., Chair of Medical Education
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To accomplish this mission, the Academy will:

  • Provide advocacy and support for faculty educators
  • Stimulate curriculum development and reform across the continuum of medical education
  • Offer a variety of faculty development activities
  • Emphasize the patient – doctor relationship
  • Encourage extramural funding for educational activities
  • Promote educational scholarship in the form of presentations and publications

Membership in the Academy is selective and recognizes outstanding contributions as an educator at Albany Medical College.