The Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education periodically sponsors the preparation of a paper summarizing a review of the literature on a timely topic in medical education. An annual call for invited review proposals is announced and submissions are reviewed by the Invited Review Selection Committee.
Funded Reviews (In Progress)
|Year of Award:||Authors and Title:|
A scoping review of anti-racism curricula in undergraduate and graduate medical education
Social Network Analysis in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Education: A Scoping Review
|2019||Sandrijn van Schaik |
How can simulation improve teamwork? A scoping review of interventions using interprofessional simulation-based team training.
|2019||Renate Kahlke |
Interview Elicitation Techniques in Health Professions Education Research: An Integrative Review
|2018||Larry Hurtubise |
Clinician Educators: What is known about Multiple Professional Identities Formation?
|2018||Gustavo Valbuena |
Inquiry curriculum as a step toward developing adaptive expertise. A scoping review
|2017||Lorelei A. Lingard|
Assessment beyond the individual: A scoping review on measuring interdependent performance in collaborative environments
Instruments for measuring self-directed learning and self-regulated learning in health professions education: a systematic review
Practical Application of Motivation Theory to Health Professions Education: A Scoping Review and Examples for Practice
How Do We Measure How We Think? A Scoping Review on the Measurement of Clinical Reasoning
Assessment of Team Competencies in Practice: Implications for Medical Education
|2011||Abby L. Spencer (Allegheny General Hospital and Temple University College of Medicine) |
Incorporating Patient Safety Education into Residency Training: A Literature Review
|2010||Gilbert Ramirez |
A Systematic Review of Social Accountability in Medical Education.
Methods Used to Measure Physician Performance in Clinical Simulations
Funded Reviews (Published)
|Year of Award:||Authors and Title:|
Incentivizing Medical Teachers: Exploring the Role of Incentives in Influencing Motivations
Acad Med. 2018; 93(11S):S52-S59.
Proposal title: Incentivizing Medical Teachers: Exploring the role of incentives in influencing clinicians’ motivations to teach
|2016||Jonathan Ilgen |
Comfort with uncertainty: reframing our conceptions of how clinicians navigate complex clinical situations
Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. Epub ahead of print, 2018 Nov 2
Proposal title: Knowing Enough to Act: Exploring the tension between certainty and flexibility in clinical reasoning.
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|2016||J. Matthew Fields |
Ultrasonography in undergraduate medical education: A systematic review
J Ultrasound Med. Epub ahead of print, 2018 Apr 30
Proposal title: Ultrasonography as an adjunct in undergraduate medical education: A systematic review
|2016||Gisèle Bourgeois-Law |
Remediation in Practicing Physicians: Current and Alternative Conceptualizations
Acad Med. Epub ahead of print, 24 April 2018
Proposal title: Remediation of Practicing Physicians: A Scoping Review
|2015||Justin L. Sewell (University of California San Francisco)|
Cognitive load theory for training health professionals in the workplace: A BEME review of studies among diverse professions: BEME Guide No. 53
Med Teach. Epub ahead of print, 17 Oct 2018
Proposal title: Cognitive load theory in the workplace and implications for health professions education: A critical‐realist review of studies among diverse professions
|2014||O'Brien, B. C., Battista, A.|
Situated learning theory in health professions education research: A scoping review.
Advances in Health Sciences Education. 2020; 25: 483-509.
Proposal title: Situated learning theory in health professions education research: A scoping review
|2014||Monica Yepes-Rios |
The failure to fail underperforming trainees in health professions education: A BEME systematic review
Medical Teacher 2016;38:1092-1099
Proposal title: Failure to Fail Underperforming Trainees in Health Professions: A BEME Scoping Review of the Barriers Inhibiting Educators
Assessing medical students' and residents' perceptions of the learning environment: exploring validity evidence for the interpretation of scores from existing tools.
Acad Med. 2014;89:1687-93
Proposal title: Tools to measure the learning environment in medical education: A systematic review of validity evidence
|2011||Anna T. Cianciolo (Southern Illinois University School of Medicine) |
Learning Theory and Educational Intervention: Producing Meaningful Evidence of Impact Through Layered Analysis.
Acad Med. (online early, January 2019)
Proposal title: An Integrative, Multi-Disciplinary Review of Small-Group Collaborative Learning
|2010||Gingerich A, Regehr G, Eva KW.|
Rater-based assessments as social judgments: rethinking the etiology of rater errors.
Acad Med. 2011;86(10 Suppl):S1-7.
Proposal title: Towards a reduction of rater errors by better understanding rater cognition (Andrea Gingerich, Dave Snadden, Glenn Regehr, Kevin Eva)
|2009||Murad MH, Coto-Yglesias F, Varkey P, Prokop LJ, Murad AL.|
The effectiveness of self-directed learning in health professions education: a systematic review.
Medical Education. 2010 Nov;44(11):1057-68.
|2009||Mookherjee & Chou |
Physical examination education in graduate medical education-a systematic review of the literature
J Gen Intern Med. 2013; 28:1090-9
|2009||Bridget OBrien et al |
Standards for Reporting Qualitative Research: A Synthesis of Recommendations
Acad Med. 2014 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Proposal title: A Systematic Review of the Quality of Reporting on Qualitative Research in Medical Education
|2008||Cook DA, Erwin P, Triola M. |
Computerized Virtual Patients in Health Professions Education: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Academic Medicine. 2010;85:1589-1602.
|2008||Huggett KN, Greenberg RB, Rao D, Richards B, Chauvin SW, Fulton TB, Kalishman S, Littlefield J, Perkowski L, Robins L, Simpson D|
The design and utility of institutional teaching awards: A literature review
Med Teach. 2012;34:907-19
Proposal title:A review of literature on teaching awards (Katie Huggett et al)
|2003||Eva KW, Regehr G.|
Self-assessment in the health professions: a reformulation and research agenda.
Academic Medicine 2005; 80(10 Suppl):S46-54
|2002||Mann KV, Gordon J, MacLeod A. |
Reflection and reflective practice in health professions education: a systematic review.
Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2009; 14:595-621
|Albanese, M. A. & Mitchell, S. |
Problem-based learning: a review of literature on its outcomes and implementation issues.
Academic Medicine 1993; 68:52-81.
|Irby, D. M. |
Teaching and learning in ambulatory care settings: a thematic review of the literature.
Academic Medicine 1995; 70:898-931.
|Regehr, G. & Norman, G. R. |
Issues in cognitive psychology: implications for professional education.
Academic Medicine 1996; 71:988-1001.
|Xu, G., Hojat, M., Veloski, J.J., & Gonnella, J.S. |
The changing health care system: A research agenda for medical Education.
Evaluation & the Health Professions 1999; 22:152-168.
|Bowen JL, Irby D. |
Assessing quality and costs of education in the ambulatory setting: a review of the literature.
Academic Medicine 2002; 77:621-80.
|Howley L, Szauter K, Perkowski L, Clifton M, McNaughton N.|
Quality of standardised patient research reports in the medical education literature: review and recommendations.
Med Ed 2008; 42:350-358.