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Education Scholarship Series

The Education Scholarship Series are lectures for anyone within the Feinberg community who strives to better their approaches to writing about healthcare-education-based research. Topics often highlight development of healthcare-education-based research questions, research writing methodologies and writing skills. 

To view past recordings of these sessions, visit the FAME Video Archive. 

Next Lecture - Wednesday, August 21, 2024, 12:00-1:00 PM.

Subject: Checklists

Mark Adler, MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine), Medical Education

Learning Objectives

To be posted...

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To claim CME credit for this course, you must complete this survey within 48 hours of the event.



 Save the Date: Upcoming Education Scholarship Sessions

August 21, 2024 | Checklists

Speaker: Mark Adler, MD


September 18, 2024 | TBA

Speaker: TBA


November 20, 2024 | How to Make Scholarly Workshops

Speaker: Brigid Dolan, MD, MEd


December 18, 2024 | TBA

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January 15, 2025 | Health Equity and Glassick

Speaker: Robyn Bockrath, MD, MEd and Jennifer Trainor, MD


February 19, 2025 | TBA

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March 19, 2025 | TBA

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April 16, 2025 | TBA

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May 21, 2025 | TBA

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June 18, 2025 | TBA

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July 16, 2025 | TBA

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 Previous Scholarship Sessions

2024 Video Archives


Mastery Learning for Clinical Skill Acquisition

Speakers: William C. McGaghie, PhD  | Date: July 17, 2024

View Mastery Learning Workshop


Social Network Analysis in Medical Education & Health Professions Education

Speakers: Sara Mortaz Hejri, MD, PhD  | Date: May 15, 2024

View Social Network Analysis Workshop


Promotion Readiness: Crafting a Personal Statement

Speakers: Aashish K. Didwania, MD and Angira Patel, MD, MPH | Date: April 17, 2024

View Personal Statement Workshop


Supporting Faculty Research with Library Resources

Speakers: Molly Beestrum, MSLIS and Krystal Madkins, MSLIS | Date: March 20, 2024

View Faculty Research Workshop

Taking a Scholarly Approach to Program Evaluation

Speaker: Celia L. O'Brien, PhD | Date: February 21, 2024

View Program Evaluation Workshop


Lies, Damned Lies, and Surveys: Designing Better Surveys for Evaluation and Research

Speaker: Anthony R. Artino, Jr., PhD | Date: January 17, 2024

View Survey Workshop

2023 Video Archives

MedEdMENTOR: A Virtual Guide for Medical Education Scholarship

Speaker: Geoffrey V. Stetson, MD | Date: December 20, 2023

View MedEdMENTOR Workshop


Making It Count Twice: Turning Scholarly Work into Scholarship

Speakers: Heather Ballard, MD, MS; Rachel Tappan, PT, DPT; Mitchell Phillips, MD; 
Judith Gadde, DO, MBA; Tadaki Tomita, MD | Date: November 15, 2023

View Scholarship Workshop

Validity in Education Research

Speaker: Celia O'Brien, PhD  | Date: October 25, 2023

View Validity in Education Research Workshop


Building a Community of Scholars for Health Professions Education Scholarship

Speaker: Rachel Tappan, PT, DPT, NCS | Date: August 16, 2023

View Community Building Workshop

Concepts for Medical Education Research – A Beginner’s Guide

Speaker: Aaron Calhoun, MD | Date: July 19, 2023

View Medical Education Research Workshop


Leveraging Everyday Curriculum and Assessment to Drive Programs of Educational Research

Speaker: Yoon Soo Park, PhD | Date: June 21, 2023

View Educational Research Program Workshop


A Quality Improvement Approach to Programmatic Evaluation

Speaker: Abra Fant, MD, MS | Date: April 19, 2023

View Programmatic Evaluation Workshop


Attributes of Productive Academic Teams

Speaker: William McGaghie, PhD | Date: March 15, 2023

View Productive Academic Teams Workshop

Qualitative Research in Simulation: Broadening Your Methodological Toolbox

Speaker: Aaron Calhoun, MD | Date: February 15, 2023

View Qualitative Research Workshop

Medical Education Research and IRB Review: Answers to FAQs

Speaker: Celia O'Brien, MD | Date: January 18, 2023

View IRB Workshop

2022 Video Archives

Educational Scholarship: An Introduction to MedEdPORTAL

Speaker: Rebekah Burns, MD | Date: December 21, 2022

View MedEdPORTAL Workshop

In Pursuit of Meaningful Outcomes in GME: The Role of Implementation Science

Speaker: Eric Holmboe, MD | Date: October 19, 2022

View Implementation Science Workshop

Peeking Behind the Curtain: What makes for good grantsmanship in medical education research?

Speakers: Tanya Horsley, PhD, & Martin Pusic, MD, PhD | Date: September 21, 2022

View Grantsmanship Workshop

Identifying Research Questions in Education Research

Speakers: Mark Adler, MD, & Kenzie Cameron, PhD | Date: August 17, 2022

View Research Questions Workshop

Getting Curious, Scientific, and Transformational about Assessment in Medical Education

Speaker: Matthew Lineberry, PhD | Date: July 20, 2022

View Assessment Workshop

It's a story, not a study!: How to write scholarly manuscripts that people will want to read

Speaker: Lorelei Lingard, PhD | Date: June 15, 2022

View Manuscripts Workshop

The Forest and The Trees: Cultivating a Program of Research in Medical Education

Speaker: Lara Varpio, PhD | Date: May 18, 2022

View Program of Research Workshop

 CME/CEU Credit

To claim CME credit for this course, you must complete this survey within 48 hours of the event.

Credit Designation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
Drs. Didwania and Patel have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Course director Dr. Mary McBride has disclosed ongoing financial relationships with the following entity: American Heart Association (consulting fee). FSM’s CME Leadership, Review Committee, and Staff have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. All the relevant financial relationships for this/these individual(s) have been mitigated.

Accreditation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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