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Foundations of Educational Scholarship Course



This ½ day foundational course 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:

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

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 14 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

Course Faculty:

Joseph Cofrancesco Jr., MD, MPH, FACP
Director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Excellence in Education
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Institute for Excellence in Education Professor of Medicine
Professor of Acute and Chronic Care, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Director of the Johns Hopkins GIM Clinician Educators Mentoring and Scholarship Program

Rachel Levine MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Faculty Educational Development for the Medical School
Associate Vice Chair for Women's Academic Careers, Department of Medicine

Steve Sozio MD, MHS, MEHP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Faculty Leader, Colleges Advisory Program
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Epidemiology Course

Upcoming FES Course Dates:

  • Monday, October 21, 2019
    Time and Location TBD
    Registration opening soon!
    Only 20 Faculty seats available, first come first served!