NSU MD Medical Education Research

Research

Vision:

Our vision at NSU-MD Medical Education Research is to advance the knowledge and skills
of health care professionals in education research by scholarship of teaching, discovery,
integration and application in education and patient care.

Mission:

  • Educate health care professionals in pedagogical and education research methods.
  • Conduct research on the health professional learning and teaching experiences.
  • To be the accurate and premium source of information on the education research of
    health care professionals.

Goals:

The mission and vision of the NSU MD Med.Ed. Research Committee will be accomplished
through the following core goals:

  • Serving the best interests of medical students and health care professional faculty
    through the generation of evidence-based recommendations for innovative patientcentered medical education.
  • Integrating innovative curricular based on research outcomes for continual
    curriculum enhancement.
  • Engaging medical students in scholarly inquiry and promoting the dissemination of
    Med.Ed. research results through medical education scholarship.
  • Advocating for funding and infrastructure to support vision and mission of Med.Ed.
    research.
  • Developing methods to acknowledge and honor faculty and students for their Med.Ed.
    research accomplishments.

Membership:

The committee is comprised of faculty with appointments in NSU-MD with the goal of
supporting medical education scholarship and collaboration across HPD faculty, students,
and community of clinicians.

Concrete Outcomes:

  • Continued curricular enhancement and enrichment.
  • Publications in peer reviewed MedEd research journals such as:
    • Advances in Medical Education and Practice, Academic Medicine, Med.Ed.
      Portal, Medical Teacher, Medical Education, JAMA Education Issue and other
      medical education scholarship journals.
  • Innovation and application of new knowledge and skills in MedEd research.
  • Presentation of Med.Ed. scholarship at SGEA, AAMC, AMEE and other medical
    education conferences.
  • Accrued extramural funding for Med.Ed. research from funding sources such as:
    • NBME, Gold Foundation, AAMC, IASME, Josiah Macy’s Foundation and other
      pertinent funding agencies that support medical education scholarship.
  • Increased collaboration between faculty and students in Med.Ed. research within NSU
    and the community.
  • Travel awards and honorary accolades presented for students and faculty involved in
    Med.Ed. research.