Development of a Training Needs Assessment for an Education Scholarship Fellowship in Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Francisco (ML), San Francisco, CA.
Academic Emergency Medicine (Impact Factor: 2.01). 12/2012; 19(12). DOI: 10.1111/acem.12035
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At the 2012 Academic Emergency Medicine consensus conference, "Education Research in Emergency Medicine: Opportunities, Challenges, and Strategies for Success," a breakout session convened to discuss postgraduate fellowship training in emergency medicine (EM), which would focus on education research. Graduates will form a growing cadre of education scholars who conduct and publish quality education research. This proceedings article reports the consensus findings of a breakout session subgroup whose goal was to construct a needs assessment for the proposed 2-year education scholarship fellowship. The authors describe, based on expert and participant consensus, a framework for a large-scale, mixed-methods needs assessment for such a fellowship.

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