Researching Medical Education is an authoritative guide to excellence in educational research in the health professions. Presented by the Association for the Study of Medical Education and the Association for Medical Education in Europe, Researching Medical Education includes contributions from a team of international clinicians and non-clinical researchers in health education, representing a range of disciplines and backgrounds. This accessible reference provides readers with the basic building blocks of research, introduces a range of theories and how to use them, illustrates a diversity of methods and their use, and gives guidance on practical researcher development. By linking theory and design and methods across the health profession education research spectrum, this book supports the improvement of quality, capacity building and knowledge generation. Researching Medical Education is the ideal resource for anyone researching health education, from undergraduate, through postgraduate training, to continuing professional development.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 886 g
Dimensions: 278 x 216 x 16 mm
A refreshing scholarly milestone, comprehensively synthesizing the evidence of research in medical education. A true inspiration for innovating our educational practices. (Cees van der Vleuten, Scientific Director of the Graduate School of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands) This is a book of immense scope and rich in diverse range of topics written by contemporary thought leaders in medical education. It bridges the theory and practice of medical education research from a global perspective. (Zubair Amin, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Educator, National University of Singapore) Balancing the complexities and practicalities of medical education research is a challenging task. Researching Medical Education strikes that balance by providing theoretical frameworks, practical tips and examples of best research practices; essential reading for anyone engaged in rigorous educational research in the health professions. (David M. Irby, Professor of Medicine at University College San Francisco)