Faculty Instructional Development


Peer Evaluation of Teaching

The University of Arizona Office of Instruction and Assessment (OIA) on main campus has established a protocol for peer review of teaching.

UA Resources

Below are links to resources on the OIA website as well as resources from medical schools who are engaging in peer review of teaching.

For questions about the Peer Review of Teaching Protocol, please email Ingrid Novodvorsky, OIA, Assessment and Evaluation.

External Resources

Books, Articles 

Resources on peer review of teaching from other universities and colleges of medicine:

  • Factors to consider when reviewing clinical teaching

  • Regan-Smith M, Hirschmann K & Iobst W. Direct Observation of Faculty With Feedback: An Effective Means of Improving Patient-Centered and Learner-Centered Teaching Skills, Teaching and Learning in Medicine: An International Journal, 19:3, 278-286, DOI: 10.1080/10401330701366739; 2007.

  • Kane TJ, Kerr KA & Pianta RC. Designing Teacher Evaluation Systems. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Jossey-Bass:San Francisco; 2014.

  • Ted Talk on Feedback to Teachers (Bill Gates) - Emphasizes use of video 

  • MET - Measures of Effective Teaching

  • Building Trust when observing colleagues teaching


Other Medical Schools

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