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Annual Application Process Is Now Open

Each year, the Shine Academy accepts applications for membership from faculty members at health campuses in the UT System. If you are interested, please review this document. Note that each campus has its own process for deciding which applications are forwarded to the Academy for review. The deadline for receipt of applications by the Academy is August 15, 2022. Please contact the senior educational administrator at your campus for additional information. 


The mission of the Shine Academy shall be to serve the University of Texas System (UTS) through the support and promotion of excellence in all aspects of health science education, educational scholarship and leadership. 

-from the Shine Academy, 2019: Bylaws






  • President: Khaled M. Elsayes, M.D.
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • President-Elect: Leonard J. Cleary, Ph.D.
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Dorothy Sendelbach, M.D.
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Immediate Past President: Larry C. Driver, M.D.
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Do you have questions about the Shine Academy?

Contact The University of Texas System Administration
Office of Health Affairs