Scholarly Writing: Publishing Medical Education Research - 7/22/2024

Includes a Live Web Event on 07/22/2024 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

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In this session, the skills of scholarly writing will be explored through the lens of analyzing a manuscript that was accepted for publication. The participants will examine review criteria that are used by healthcare education journals and apply them to a sample manuscript. In discussing scholarly writing the participants will make a decision about the type of feedback they would give to the authors of the sample paper. 

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the components of a scholarly publication;
  2. Discuss how to frame a problem statement;
  3. Identify an effective Research Question;
  4. Discuss whether the Design/method is appropriate to the question;
  5. Discuss whether the authors have applied the best data collection methods to the appropriate sample;
  6. Understand the Results section and how to present results in a clear manner.

Recordings will be made available for viewing following the completion of each workshop. Viewing of recordings may not be substituted for participation in live workshops.

This workshop is a part of the MERC Virtual Workshop 2024 - Series 2.

Gary Beck Dallaghan

Gary L. Beck Dallaghan, Ph.D., is the assistant dean for evaluation and assessment and professor of medical education at the University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine.  Dr. Beck Dallaghan collaborates with faculty and staff to develop program evaluations and assessment strategies for the medical students.  

Dr. Beck Dallaghan has nearly three decades of experience in medical education. For over 20 years, he was at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, completing a masters in mathematics and doctorate in educational psychology.  He served as their assistant dean for medical education for five years.  In 2018, he joined the University of North Carolina School of Medicine as director of educational scholarship. During that time he published nearly 80 peer-review articles with a variety of collaborators. 

Nationally, he is actively involved in several medical education organizations, including the Alliance for Clinical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges, and Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics.  


Scholarly Writing: Publishing Medical Education Research - Workshop - 7/22/2024
07/22/2024 at 3:00 PM (EDT)  |  180 minutes
07/22/2024 at 3:00 PM (EDT)  |  180 minutes
MERC Workshop Evaluation: Scholarly Writing: Publishing Medical Education Research - 7/22/2024
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