Education Research Productivity of Academic Physicians

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Liam Rourke PhD
Dale Storie MA MLIS

medical education research


For several decades, organizations such as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada have encouraged academic physicians to engage in medical education research. The extent to which these efforts have been persuasive is unclear. This article discusses a study whose purpose was to describe changes in the educational research productivity within this group from 1997 to 2010. The authors found that there has been a substantial increase in the publishing reports of medical education research by Canadian academic physicians.
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