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Education Publishing Resources

Many of these resources for education scholarship/publications are from the Journal of Graduate Medical Education:

 

Assessment instruments (Design, and Validity and Reliability)

  • Sullivan GM. A Primer on the Validity of Assessment Instruments. J Grad Med Educ. 2011;3(2):119-120.
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  • Sullivan GM, Artino Jr AR. Analyzing and Interpreting Data From Likert-Type Scales
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  • Rickards G, Magee M, Artino Jr AR. You Can’t Fix by Analysis What You’ve Spoiled by Design: Developing Survey Instruments and Collecting Validity Evidence. J Grad Med Educ. 2012;4(4):407-410.
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  • Magee C, Rickards G, Byars LA, Artino Jr AR. Tracing the Steps of Survey Design: A Graduate Medical Education Research Example. J Grad Med Educ. 2013;5(1):1-5.
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  • Willis GB, Artino Jr AR. What Do Our Respondents Think We’re Asking? Using Cognitive Interviewing to Improve Medical Education Surveys. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: J Grad Med Educ. 2013;5(3):353-356.
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Authorship

Conflict of Interest

Educational Innovation Manuscripts

  • The EQUATOR network website includes resources in writing different types of innovation studies such as quality improvement projects (SQUIRE) or qualitative research using focus groups or interviews (COREQ).
  • Blanchard RD, Nagler A, Artino, Jr AR. Harvest the Low-Hanging Fruit: Strategies for Submitting Educational Innovations for Publication. J Grad Med Educ. 2015;7(3): 318-322.
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Effect Size

  • Sullivan GM, Feinn R. Using Effect Size—or Why the P Value Is Not Enough. J Grad Med Educ. 2012;4(3):279-282.
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  • Sullivan GM. FAQs About Effect Size. J Grad Med Educ. 2012;4(3):283-284.
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Institutional Review Board Review

  • Sullivan GM. Education Research and Human Subject Protection: Crossing the IRB Quagmire. J Grad Med Educ. 2011;3(1):1-4.
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  • Sullivan GM. IRB 101. J Grad Med Educ. 2011;3(1):5-6.
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Medical Education Research

  • Sullivan GM. Deconstructing Quality in Education Research. J Grad Med Educ. 2011;3(2):121-124.
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  • Sullivan GM. Getting Off the “Gold Standard”: Randomized Controlled Trials and Education Research. J Grad Med Educ. 2011;3(3):285-289.
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  • Sullivan GM, Sargeant J. Qualities of Qualitative Research: Part I. J Grad Med Educ. 2011;3(4):449-452.
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  • Sargeant J. Qualitative Research Part II: Participants, Analysis, and Quality Assurance. J Grad Med Educ. 2012;4(1):1-3.
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  • Picho K, Artino Jr AR. 7 Deadly Sins in Educational Research J Grad Med Educ. 2016;8(5):483-487.
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  • Maggio LA, Sewell JL, Artino Jr AR. The Literature Review: A Foundation for High-Quality Medical Education Research. J Grad Med Educ. 2016;8(3):297-303.
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Non-Randomized Study Design

  • Helpful guidance on writing up studies using a nonrandomized design can be found in the TREND statement (Am J Public Health 2004;94(3):361–366).

On Writing

  • Sullivan GM. Writing Education Studies for Publication. J Grad Med Educ. 2012;4(2):133-137.
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  • Sullivan GM. Is There a Role for Spin Doctors in Med Ed Research? J Grad Med Educ. 2014;6(3):405-407.
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  • Sullivan G. What to Do When Your Paper Is Rejected. J Grad Med Educ. 2015;7(1):1-3.
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Qualitative Research

  • Wong BM. Reporting on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Education: Designing Projects for Optimal Dissemination. J Grad Med Educ. 2015;7(4):513–516.
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  • Wong BM, Sullivan GM. How to write up your quality improvement initiatives for publication. J Grad Med Educ. 2016;8(2):128–133.
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Qualitative Rip Outs

  • Varpio L, Artino AR Jr. Answering the Mail: Replying to Common Questions About Qualitative Inquiry. J Grad Med Educ. 2015;7(4):667–668
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  • Teherani A, Martimianakis T, Stenfors-Hayes T, Wadhwa A, Varpio L. Choosing a Qualitative Research Approach. J Grad Med Educ. 2015;7(4):669–670.
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  • Wright S, O’Brien BC, Nimmon L, Law M, Mylopoulos M. Research Design Considerations. J Grad Med Educ. 2016;8(1):97–98.
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  • Paradis E, O’Brien B, Nimmon L, Bandiera G, Martimianakis MA. Design: selection of data collection methods. J Grad Med Educ. 2016;8(2)263–264.
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  • Nimmon L, Paradis P, Schrewe B, Mylopoulos M Integrating Theory Into Qualitative Medical Education Research. J Grad Med Educ. 2016;8(3):437-438.
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  • Baker L, Phelan S, Snelgrove R, Varpio L, Maggi J, Ng S. Recognizing and Responding to Ethically Important Moments in Qualitative Research. J Grad Med Educ. 2016;8(5):607-608.
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Statistical Methods

Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses