|Here you will find some resources that are very helpful in understanding the concept of scholarship and how to think about your own work.
If you know of other resources that may be helpful, or if you have any other suggestions to improve this site, please let me know. (Send me an email).
There is also an excellent (and short) editorial from Academic Medicine (August, 2008) with advice on how to get an innovation published. Definitely worth reading as you plan your next project! Click here for the pdf, or here for a summary.
Abstracts from recent articles in the education journals that may be of interest
Note - the September 2009 issue of Academic Medicine has an interesting commentary on journal impact factors as well as several articles on empathy and lots of other interesting topics.
The September issue of Medical Education has some great articles on professionalism as well as assessment, feedback and much more.
Article Collections and Other Great Resources:
Best Evidence in Medical Education (BEME)
Medical Teacher's "Twelve Tips" series
CanMEDS Tools and Resources
Resources from the Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM)
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Summary of editorial (From Kanter, S. Towards a Better Description of Innovations. Academic Medicine 2008;83(8):703-704)
1. Describe the problem you are trying to address clearly and thoroughly.
2. State how generalizable the problem is.
3. State the issues of key stakeholders.
4. Delineate the array of potential solutions to the problem.
5. Describe the details of why a particular solution was selected and/or developed.
6. Describe the implementation of this particular innovative solution.
7. Critically analyze the quality of the innovative solution.
8. Assess the innovation's potential influence on the field, discipline or area of study.
9. Include a description of the sustainability of the innovation.
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