AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Workshops at SOM
The program is open to all who are interested in improving their medical education research skills and is targeted to those with a background in medical education but relatively less experience in conducting educational research. The workshops are for clinicians and other medical educators who desire to learn research skills that will enable collaborative participation in medical education research projects. Registration is required for these workshops. Dinner provided. Register early, space is limited to 25 participants! You can register for all workshops here.
- Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Formulating Research Questions and Designing Studies
Facilitator: Larry Gruppen, Ph.D., Professor of Medical Education, Department of Learning and Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School
In this workshop, participants will brainstorm research ideas, write, and refine a measurable research question. They will discuss when IRB approval is required for their study. The basics of research design will be discussed and applied to their selected research question.
- Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Searching and Evaluating the Medical Education Literature
This workshop is intended for individuals, medical educators, and clinician educators who want to learn how to effectively search the published medical education literature and to evaluate the value of those searches
- Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Questionnaire Design and Survey Research
Facilitator: Linda Perkowski, Ph.D., Medical Education Consultant and former Senior Associate Dean for Faculty/Administration, College of Medicine, Central Michigan University
This workshop will provide some basic principles in questionnaire/survey design and give workshop participants an opportunity for hands-on experience designing a questionnaire.
For directions to workshop location, visit the MCV Campus map available at: http://www.maps.vcu.edu/pdfs/mcv_map.pdf. For additional faculty development resources, visit the iTeach faculty development website at http://go.vcu.edu/iteach.
- Wednesday, December 5, 2018
- 5:30pm - 8:30pm
- MMEC 3-101
- MCV Campus
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