To the point: A primer on medical education research

Francis S. Nuthalapaty, Petra M. Casey, Amie J. Cullimore, Lorraine Dugoff, Jodi F. Abbott, Alice W. Chuang, John L. Dalrymple, Nancy A. Hueppchen, Joseph M. Kaczmarczyk, Nadine T. Katz, Archana Pradhan, Abigail Wolf

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This article, from the To the Point series prepared by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Undergraduate Medical Education Committee, provides educators with an introduction to medical educational research by describing the framework of educational scholarship, discussing the similarities and differences between clinical and educational research, reviewing the key steps in educational research, and providing examples of well-designed studies in the field of obstetrics and gynecology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-13
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • educational scholarship
  • medical education
  • medical students
  • obstetrics and gynecology
  • research methods
  • residents
  • simulation
  • study design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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