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  • Finding Your Research Identity in Health Professions EducationApr 23, 20192:00 pm - 4:30 pm


UM Bannatyne: Brodie Centre: Room-204

727 McDermot Avenue, Room 204, Brodie Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 3P5

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Learning objectives:

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to

  • articulate their program of research in compelling and persuasive ways,
  • identify opportunities to align “service work” with scholarship, and
  • make choices about time, projects, and authorship that support the development of a research profile.

Making the leap from doing individual education research projects to building an education-based research program challenges many educators. Creating a profile as a health professions education researcher requires a vision, a plan to realize that vision, and a set of tools to execute that plan.  In this workshop, participants will learn how to assemble their research ideas and projects into a coherent program.  Through discussions with peers and mentorship from workshop facilitators, participants will develop and present an overarching vision for their research program.  They will then craft a plan for realizing that vision, including critically mining clinical, administrative, or teaching components of their current work for their potential to generate scholarship aligned with their vision.  A series of interactive activities will offer tools that can support developing a compelling research profile.



Laura Varpio

Dr. Lara Varpio is Professor of Medicine, and Associate Director of Research for the Health Professions Education graduate degree programs at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). Dr. Varpio’s research uses qualitative methodologies and methods, integrated with theories from the Social Sciences and Humanities, to investigate questions relating to how individuals (e.g. clinicians, patients, researchers, etc.) collaborate and perform in teams and organizations.

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Program Coordinator

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    Karen DePape
    Program Coordinator
    Office of Educational and Faculty Development
    S204 Medical Services Building
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    University of Manitoba
    Tel: 204-272-3102
    Fax: 204-272-3169
    Email: Karen.DePape@umanitoba.ca