Searching and Evaluating the Medical Education Literature - 11/20/2023

Includes a Live Web Event on 11/20/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)

This workshop is intended for individuals, medical educators, and clinician educators who want to learn how to effectively search the published medical education literature and to evaluate the value of those searches. 

After participating in this workshop, learners will be able to:

  1. Formulate an effective approach to searching the medical education literature;
  2. Conduct a search using relevant MeSH headings;
  3. Communicate effectively with a research librarian;
  4. Evaluate the search results using specific review criteria.

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 Workshop2023 - Series 3.

Judy Spak

Judy Spak, MLS is Head of Academic Research and Education at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library at Yale School of Medicine. She regularly collaborates with educators on evidence and knowledge syntheses projects across the continuum of med ed, providing expert searching and methodological expertise.

Ms. Spak is faculty in several medical education fellowships as well as the Master of Health Science - Medical Education Pathway Degree Program. Her personal research focuses on the role of librarians in teaching and assessing the evidence-based information seeking skills of health professions trainees.


Searching and Evaluating the Medical Education Literature - Workshop
11/20/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)  |  180 minutes
11/20/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)  |  180 minutes
MERC Workshop Evaluation: Searching and Evaluating the Literature - 11/20/2023
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