Foundations of Educational Scholarship Course

This two-part foundational course, each part ½ day separated by approximately one month to give participants the opportunity to work on a project, covers the why, what, and how of medical education scholarship. This course targets educators who wish to learn skills specific to medical education scholarship and become aware of institutional and outside resources. The goal of this workshop is to provide educators with exposure to the basics of medical education research.

Workshop Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • List the key steps of medical education research.
  • State the reasoning behind using a conceptual framework when conducting medical education research.
  • Provide examples of educationally focused research aims.
  • Describe different levels and provide examples of educational outcomes using Kirkpatrick’s pyramid.
  • Link educational aims and outcomes to appropriate research designs using examples from published medical education scholarship.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct a basic literature search with a focus on the educational literature.
  • Name 3 ways to disseminate medical education scholarship.
  • Work on developing an education scholarship project of your own.

This course will be offered several times a year and CME credit is available for faculty members.

Accreditation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Fee is eligible for tuition remission.

Upcoming FES Course Date

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

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Course Faculty

  • Joseph Cofrancesco Jr., M.D., M.P.H.

    • Director, Johns Hopkins Institute for Excellence in Education
    • Director, GIM Clinician-Educator Mentoring and Scholarship Program
    • Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Department of Acute and Chronic Care
    • Professor of Medicine
  • Rachel B. Levine, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Associate Dean for Faculty Educational Development
    • Associate Vice Chair for Women's Academic Careers, Department of Medicine
    • Professor of Medicine
  • Stephen Martin Sozio, M.D.

    • Nathans Faculty Leader, Colleges Advisory Program
    • Associate Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
    • Associate Director, TL1 Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program
    • Co-Director, Clinical Research Scholarly Concentration
    • Co-Director, Epidemiology Course
    • Chair, Institute for Excellence in Education Small Grants Mentoring Committee
    • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Sean Austin Tackett, M.D., M.P.H.

    • International Medical Education Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    • Associate Professor of Medicine

Lori Rosman
Lori Rosman, MLS, AHIP
Public Health Informationist
Welch Medical Library
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Janet Serwint, MD
Janet R. Serwint, MD
Professor Emerita, Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine