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Chien A, Fennessy S. Action research as a learning tool in general practice. Aust Fam Physician. 2004 Jan-Feb;33(1-2):59-60. PubMed PMID: 14988964.

Jeanfreau SG, Jack L Jr. Appraising qualitative research in health education: guidelines for public health educators. Health Promot Pract. 2010 Sep;11(5):612-7. doi: 10.1177/1524839910363537. Review. PubMed PMID: 20817630; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3012622.

Brimacombe MB. Biostatistical and medical statistics graduate education. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Jan 28;14:18. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-14-18. PubMed PMID: 24472088; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3907662.

Sandars J. The challenge of feedback-insights from non-medical educational research. Int J Med Educ. 2015 Jan 2;6:1-3. doi: 10.5116/ijme.5489.eacb. PubMed PMID: 25555070; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4297620.

Olde Hartman TC, Poels PJ, Licht-Strunk E, van Weel C. Combining vocational and research training. Aust Fam Physician. 2008 Jun;37(6):486-8. PubMed PMID: 18523707.

Artino AR Jr, La Rochelle JS, Dezee KJ, Gehlbach H. Developing questionnaires for educational research: AMEE Guide No. 87. Med Teach. 2014 Jun;36(6):463-74. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.889814. Epub 2014 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 24661014; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4059192.

Leahy N, Sheps J, Tracy CS, Nie JX, Moineddin R, Upshur RE. Family physicians'attitudes toward education in research skills during residency: findings from a national mailed survey. Can Fam Physician. 2008 Mar;54(3):413-4. PubMed PMID: 18337536; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2278359.

Imafuku R, Saiki T, Kawakami C, Suzuki Y. How do students' perceptions of research and approaches to learning change in undergraduate research? Int J Med Educ. 2015 Apr 12;6:47-55. doi: 10.5116/ijme.5523.2b9e. PubMed PMID: 25863495; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4395208.

Dowswell G, Bartlett DC, Futaba K, Whisker L, Pinkney TD; West Midlands Research Collaborative (WMRC), Birmingham, UK. How to set up and manage a trainee-led research collaborative. BMC Med Educ. 2014 May 14;14:94. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-14-94. PubMed PMID: 24886546; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4229745.

Salgueira A, Costa P, Gonçalves M, Magalhães E, Costa MJ. Individual characteristics and student's engagement in scientific research: across-sectional study. BMC Med Educ. 2012 Oct 15;12:95. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-12-95. PubMed PMID: 23066758; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3515434.

Abu-Zaid A, Alkattan K. Integration of scientific research training into undergraduate medical education: a reminder call. Med Educ Online. 2013 Oct 21;18:22832. doi: 10.3402/meo.v18i0.22832. PubMed PMID: 24149135; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3805839.

Bolander Laksov K, Dornan T, Teunissen PW. Making theory explicit - Ananalysis of how medical education research(ers) describe how they connect to theory. BMC Med Educ. 2017 Jan 19;17(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s12909-016-0848-1. PubMed PMID: 28103854; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5248446.

Archer J. Medical education research: Reasons to be cheerful. BMJ. 2007 Sep 1;335(7617):414-5. PubMed PMID: 17762009; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1962859.

Doja A, Horsley T, Sampson M. Productivity in medical education research: an examination of countries of origin. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Nov 18;14:243. doi: 10.1186/s12909-014-0243-8. PubMed PMID: 25404502; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4239316.

Chapman SJ, Glasbey JC, Khatri C, Kelly M, Nepogodiev D, Bhangu A, Fitzgerald JE. Promoting research and audit at medical school: evaluating the educational impact of participation in a student-led national collaborative study. BMC Med Educ. 2015 Mar 13;15:47. doi: 10.1186/s12909-015-0326-1. PubMed PMID: 25879617; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4456723.

Tolsgaard MG, Ku C, Woods NN, Kulasegaram KM, Brydges R, Ringsted C. Quality of randomised controlled trials in medical education reported between 2012 and 2013: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2014 Jul 30;4(7):e005155. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005155. Review. PubMed PMID: 25079932; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4120313.

Hankard R. Research training and residents. CMAJ. 2010 Jul 13;182(10):1080-1. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.110-2076. PubMed PMID: 20624882; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2900338.

Seehusen DA, Weaver SP. Resident research in family medicine: where are we now? Fam Med. 2009 Oct;41(9):663-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 19816832.

Crawford P, Seehusen D. SScholarly activity in family medicine residency programs: a national survey. Fam Med. 2011 May;43(5):311-7. PubMed PMID: 21557099.

Kiarie JN, Farquhar C, Redfield R, Bosire K, Nduati RW, Mwanda W, M'Imunya JM, Kibwage I. Strengthening health systems by integrating health care, medical education, and research: University of Nairobi experience. Acad Med. 2014 Aug;89(8 Suppl):S109-10. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000318. PubMed PMID: 25072562; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4119602.

Tambe J, Minkande JZ, Moifo B, Mbu R, Ongolo-Zogo P, Gonsu J. Students' perspectives on research and assessment of a model template designed to guide beginners in research in a medical school in Cameroon. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Dec 21;14:269. doi: 10.1186/s12909-014-0269-y. PubMed PMID: 25528159; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4302438.

Dehaven MJ, Chen L. Teaching medical students research while reaching the underserved. Fam Med. 2005 May;37(5):315-7. PubMed PMID: 15883894.

Oliveira CC, de Souza RC, Abe EH, Silva Móz LE, de Carvalho LR, Domingues MA. Undergraduate research in medical education: a descriptive study of students'views. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Mar 17;14:51. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-14-51. PubMed PMID: 24636494; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4021277.

Al-Khateeb AA, Abdurabu HY. Using social media to facilitate medical students' interest in research. Med Educ Online. 2014 Oct 16;19:25860. doi: 10.3402/meo.v19.25860. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25326046; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4201664.

Picho K, Artino AR Jr. 7 Deadly Sins in Educational Research. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 Oct;8(4):483-487. PubMed PMID: 27777653; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5060934.

Onyura B, Légaré F, Baker L, Reeves S, Rosenfield J, Kitto S, Hodges B, Silver I, Curran V, Armson H, Leslie K. Affordances of knowledge translation in medical education: a qualitative exploration of empirical knowledge use among medical educators. Acad Med. 2015 Apr;90(4):518-24. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000590. PubMed PMID: 25470312.

Cook DA, Reed DA. Appraising the quality of medical education research methods: the Medical Education Research Study Quality Instrument and the Newcastle-Ottawa Scale-Education. Acad Med. 2015 Aug;90(8):1067-76. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000786. PubMed PMID: 26107881.

Artino AR Jr, Gehlbach H, Durning SJ. AM last page: Avoiding five common pitfalls of survey design. Acad Med. 2011 Oct;86(10):1327. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31822f77cc. PubMed PMID: 21955721.

Durning SJ, Dolmans DH, Cleland J, Mennin S, Amin Z, Gibbs TJ. The AMEE Research Committee: Initiatives to stimulate research and practice. Med Teach. 2012;34(6):458-61. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.671976. Epub 2012 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 22489976.

Chen FM, Bauchner H, Burstin H. A call for outcomes research in medical education.Acad Med. 2004 Oct;79(10):955-60. PubMed PMID: 15383351.

Cook DA, West CP. Conducting systematic reviews in medical education: a stepwise approach. Med Educ. 2012 Oct;46(10):943-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2012.04328.x. PubMed PMID: 22989128.

Coughlin S, Molyneux D. Consensus paper: resources for teaching critical appraisal.Educ Prim Care. 2010 Mar;21(2):79-82. PubMed PMID: 20359385.

Allery LA. Design and use questionnaires for research in medical education. Educ Prim Care. 2016 May;27(3):234-8. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2016.1175914. Epub 2016 Apr 29. PubMed PMID: 27126779.

Laidlaw A, Aiton J, Struthers J, Guild S. Developing research skills in medical students: AMEE Guide No. 69. Med Teach. 2012;34(9):e754-71. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.704438. PubMed PMID: 22905661.

Bartlett G, Rodriguez C, Boillat M. Encompassing research plurality: a family medicine graduate programme. Med Educ. 2012 Nov;46(11):1115-6. doi: 10.1111/medu.12003. PubMed PMID: 23078704.

Darbyshire D, Baker P. Encouraging new doctors to do medical education research. Clin Teach. 2013 Dec;10(6):358-61. doi: 10.1111/tct.12038. PubMed PMID: 24219518.

Watling CJ, Lingard L. Grounded theory in medical education research: AMEE Guide No. 70. Med Teach. 2012;34(10):850-61. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.704439. Epub 2012 Aug 22. PubMed PMID: 22913519.

Rothberg MB, Kleppel R, Friderici JL, Hinchey K. Implementing a resident research program to overcome barriers to resident research. Acad Med. 2014 Aug;89(8):1133-9. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000281. PubMed PMID: 24751975.

Nimmon L, Paradis E, Schrewe B, Mylopoulos M. Integrating Theory Into Qualitative Medical Education Research. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 Jul;8(3):437-8. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-16-00206.1. PubMed PMID: 27413452; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4936867.

Jones R, Newton T. Is it research? Educ Prim Care. 2012 Nov;23(6):382-4. PubMed PMID: 23232128.

Maggio LA, Sewell JL, Artino AR Jr. The Literature Review: A Foundation for High-Quality Medical Education Research. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 Jul;8(3):297-303. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-16-00175.1. PubMed PMID: 27413425; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4936839.

Crites GE, Gaines JK, Cottrell S, Kalishman S, Gusic M, Mavis B, Durning SJ. Medical education scholarship: an introductory guide: AMEE Guide No. 89. Med Teach. 2014 Aug;36(8):657-74. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.916791. Epub 2014 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 24965698.

Park SJ, McGhee CN, Sherwin T. Medical students' attitudes towards research and a career in research: an Auckland, New Zealand study. N Z Med J. 2010 Sep 24;123(1323):34-42. PubMed PMID: 20930908.

Athanasiou T, Patel V, Garas G, Ashrafian H, Hull L, Sevdalis N, Harding S, Darzi A, Paroutis S. Mentoring perception, scientific collaboration and research performance: is there a 'gender gap' in academic medicine? An Academic Health Science Centre perspective. Postgrad Med J. 2016 Oct;92(1092):581-6. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2016-134313. Epub 2016 Aug 16. PubMed PMID: 27531963.

Shaywitz DA, Martin JB, Ausiello DA. Patient-oriented research: principles and new approaches to training. Am J Med. 2000 Aug 1;109(2):136-40. PubMed PMID: 10967155.

Tavakol M, Sandars J. Quantitative and qualitative methods in medical education research: AMEE Guide No 90: Part I. Med Teach. 2014 Sep;36(9):746-56. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.915298. Epub 2014 May 20. PubMed PMID: 24846122.

Tavakol M, Sandars J. Quantitative and qualitative methods in medical education research: AMEE Guide No 90: Part II. Med Teach. 2014 Oct;36(10):838-48. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.915297. Epub 2014 May 20. PubMed PMID: 24845954.

Cook DA. Randomized controlled trials and meta-analysis in medical education: what role do they play? Med Teach. 2012;34(6):468-73. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.671978. Epub 2012 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 22489980.

O'Malley PG, Pangaro LN. Research in Medical Education and Patient-Centered Outcomes: Shall Ever the Twain Meet? JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Feb;176(2):167-8. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.6938. PubMed PMID: 26641544.

Azer SA. Research in medical education is not just on telling a story. Saudi Med J. 2010 Apr;31(4):456-8. PubMed PMID: 20383430.

Deo M. Research training for medical students in developing nations. Med Educ. 2012 Nov;46(11):1124-5. doi: 10.1111/medu.12022. PubMed PMID: 23078715.

Miller JL, Smith M. Research training for residents. Fam Med. 2000 May;32(5):305-6. PubMed PMID: 10820669.

Machado-Alba JE, Machado-Duque ME. The role of research incubators in encouraging research and publication among medical students. Acad Med. 2014 Jul;89(7):961-2. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000301. PubMed PMID: 24979162.

Nuthalapaty FS, Casey PM, Cullimore AJ, Dugoff L, Abbott JF, Chuang AW, Dalrymple JL, Hueppchen NA, Kaczmarczyk JM, Katz NT, Pradhan A, Wolf A. To the point: a primer on medical education research. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jul;207(1):9-13. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2011.12.025. Epub 2011 Dec 27. PubMed PMID: 22281429.

Darden AG, DeLeon SD. Transitioning From Medical Educator to Scholarship in Medical Education. Am J Med Sci. 2017 Feb;353(2):137-144. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2016.11.015. Epub 2016 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 28183414.

Siddiqui ZS, Jonas-Dwyer DR. Twelve tips for supervising research students.Med Teach. 2012;34(7):530-3. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.668239. Epub 2012 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 22435918.

Blanco MA, Lee MY. Twelve tips for writing educational research grant proposals. Med Teach. 2012;34(6):450-3. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.668246. Epub 2012 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 22449271.

Stalmeijer RE, Mcnaughton N, Van Mook WN. Using focus groups in medical education research: AMEE Guide No. 91. Med Teach. 2014 Nov;36(11):923-39. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.917165. Epub 2014 Jul 29. PubMed PMID: 25072306

Goldstein MJ, Lunn MR, Peng L. What makes a top research medical school? A call for a new model to evaluate academic physicians and medical school performance. Acad Med. 2015 May;90(5):603-8. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000646. Review. PubMed PMID: 25607941.

West DC, Robins L, Gruppen LD. Workforce, learners, competencies, and the learning environment: Research in Medical Education 2014 and the way forward. Acad Med. 2014 Nov;89(11):1432-5. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000504. Review. PubMed PMID: 25250754.

Morris C, McKimm J. Approaches to medical education research. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2010 Jul;71(7):404-8. PubMed PMID: 20631658.

Eva KW. Broadening the debate about quality in medical education research. Med Educ. 2009 Apr;43(4):294-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03342.x. PubMed PMID: 19335567.

Rusticus SA, Eva KW. Defining equivalence in medical education evaluation and research: does a distribution-based approach work? Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2016 May;21(2):359-73. doi: 10.1007/s10459-015-9633-x. Epub 2015 Aug 22. PubMed PMID: 26297481.

Olson CA. Conflict of interest and evaluation research: should we do effectiveness studies of our own educational programs?J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2013 Fall;33(4):203-5. doi: 10.1002/chp.21192. PubMed PMID: 24347098.

Christiaanse ME, Russell EL, Crandall SJ, Lambros A, Manuel JC, Kirk JK. Development of an asset map of medical education research activity. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2008 Summer;28(3):186-93. doi: 10.1002/chp.173. PubMed PMID: 18712796.

Reeves S, Peller J, Goldman J, Kitto S. Ethnography in qualitative educational research: AMEE Guide No. 80. Med Teach. 2013 Aug;35(8):e1365-79. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2013.804977. Epub 2013 Jun 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 23808715.

Reeves S, Peller J, Goldman J, Kitto S. Ethnography in qualitative educational research: AMEE Guide No. 80. Med Teach. 2013 Aug;35(8):e1365-79. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2013.804977. Epub 2013 Jun 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 23808715.

Alak A, Jerzak KJ, Quirt JA, Lane SJ, Miller PA, Haider S, Arnold DM. How to succeed in research during medical training: a qualitative study. Clin Invest Med. 2014 Jun 1;37(3):E117. PubMed PMID: 24895986.

Tulinius C, Nielsen AB, Hansen LJ, Hermann C, Vlasova L, Dalsted R. Increasing the general level of academic capacity in general practice: introducing mandatory research training for general practitioner trainees through a participatory research process. Qual Prim Care. 2012;20(1):57-67. PubMed PMID: 22584368.

Regehr G. It's NOT rocket science: rethinking our metaphors for research in health professions education. Med Educ. 2010 Jan;44(1):31-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03418.x. PubMed PMID: 20078754.

Mattick K, Barnes R, Dieppe P. Medical education: a particularly complex intervention to research. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2013 Oct;18(4):769-78. doi: 10.1007/s10459-012-9415-7. Epub 2012 Oct 20. PubMed PMID: 23086398.

Hodges BD, Martimianakis MA, McNaughton N, Whitehead C. Medical education...meet Michel Foucault. Med Educ. 2014 Jun;48(6):563-71. doi: 10.1111/medu.12411. PubMed PMID: 24807433.

van der Vleuten CP. Medical education research: a vibrant community of research and education practice. Med Educ. 2014 Aug;48(8):761-7. doi: 10.1111/medu.12508. PubMed PMID: 25039732.

Prideaux D. Medical education research: is there virtue in eclecticism? Med Educ. 2002 Jun;36(6):502-3. PubMed PMID: 12047659.

Ilic D, Maloney S. Methods of teaching medical trainees evidence-based medicine: a systematic review. Med Educ. 2014 Feb;48(2):124-35. doi: 10.1111/medu.12288. Review. PubMed PMID: 24528395.

Maudsley G. Mixing it but not mixed-up: mixed methods research in medical education (a critical narrative review). Med Teach. 2011;33(2):e92-104. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2011.542523. Review. PubMed PMID: 21275539.

Wilson I. Qualitative research in medical education. Med Educ. 2010 Sep;44(9):942. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2010.03763.x. PubMed PMID: 20716106.

Hanson JL, Balmer DF, Giardino AP. Qualitative research methods for medical educators. Acad Pediatr. 2011 Sep-Oct;11(5):375-86. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2011.05.001. Epub 2011 Jul 23. PubMed PMID: 21783450.

Bearman M. Quality and literature reviews: beyond reporting standards. Med Educ. 2016 Apr;50(4):382-4. doi: 10.1111/medu.12984. PubMed PMID: 26995472.

Olson CA. Reflections on using theory in research on continuing education inthe health professions. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2013 Summer;33(3):151-2. doi: 10.1002/chp.21178. PubMed PMID: 24078361.

Adams J, Heywood P, White M. Research as a learning opportunity: teaching as a research opportunity. Med Educ. 2004 May;38(5):554. PubMed PMID: 15107100.

Crockett ET. A research education program model to prepare a highly qualified workforce in biomedical and health-related research and increase diversity. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Sep 24;14:202. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-14-202. PubMed PMID: 25248498; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4197236.

Abdulghani HM, Shaik SA, Khamis N, Al-Drees AA, Irshad M, Khalil MS, Alhaqwi AI, Isnani A. Research methodology workshops evaluation using the Kirkpatrick's model: translating theory into practice. Med Teach. 2014 Apr;36 Suppl 1:S24-9. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.886012. PubMed PMID: 24617780.

Bunniss S, Kelly DR. Research paradigms in medical education research. Med Educ. 2010 Apr;44(4):358-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03611.x. PubMed PMID: 20444071.

Dismuke SE, Ellerbeck E. Research training in population health. Med Educ. 2001 Jun;35(6):524-5. PubMed PMID: 11380851.

Boet S, Sharma S, Goldman J, Reeves S. Review article: medical education research: an overview of methods. Can J Anaesth. 2012 Feb;59(2):159-70. doi: 10.1007/s12630-011-9635-y. Epub 2012 Jan 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 22215522.

de Oliveira NA, Luz MR, Saraiva RM, Alves LA. Student views of research training programmes in medical schools. Med Educ. 2011 Jul;45(7):748-55. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2011.03986.x. PubMed PMID: 21649708.

Huggett KN, Gusic ME, Greenberg R, Ketterer JM. Twelve tips for conducting collaborative research in medical education.Med Teach. 2011;33(9):713-8. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2010.547956. PubMed PMID: 21854148.

Muzzin L, Mickleborough T. What does 'race' have to do with medical education research? Med Educ. 2013 Aug;47(8):760-7. doi: 10.1111/medu.12186. PubMed PMID: 23837422.

Steinert Y, Thomas A. When I say … literature reviews. Med Educ. 2016 Apr;50(4):398-9. doi: 10.1111/medu.12998. PubMed PMID: 26995479.

Norman G. When I say … reliability. Med Educ. 2014 Oct;48(10):946-7. doi: 10.1111/medu.12511. PubMed PMID: 25200014.

Cook DA. When I say … validity. Med Educ. 2014 Oct;48(10):948-9. doi: 10.1111/medu.12401. PubMed PMID: 25200015.


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