Department of Medical Education

Medical Education Research Seminars

Medical Education Research Seminars

Meetings will be in 260 White Hall at Noon, Bring your own lunch!


Date & Time Article

Monday, February 1, 2016

Dr. Cristina Redko will present: An Overview of Qualitative Research

Monday, February 22, 2016

Poster Presentation Preparation: Get noticed for the right reasons

Monday, March 14, 2016

CGEA Run Through

Monday, April 11, 2016

CGEA Review and Collaborative Research Ideas


Date & Time Article

Monday, September 14, 2015

Beckman T, Cook D. "Developing scholarly projects in education: a primer for medical teachers."
Medical Teacher [serial online]. March 2007;29(2-3):210-218.

Monday, October 26, 2015

RefWorks, presented by Bette S. Sydelko, MSLS, MEd, AHIP, Medical and Education Librarian, Wright State University, University Libraries


Date & Time Article

January 27, 2014
11-11:45 a.m.

"The Flipped Classroom: A Course Redesign to Foster Learning and Engagement in a Health Professions School" (PDF) by McLaughlin et al

February 2014

No Meeting

March 2014


April 21, 2014
11-11:45 a.m.

"Spaced Education Improves the Retention of Clinical Knowledge by Medical Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial" (PDF) by Kerfoot


Date & Time Article Location
February 20, 2012
11-11:45 a.m.

"The Themes, Institutions, and People of Medical Education Research 1988-2010: Content Analysis of Abstracts from Six Journals." (PDF) by Jerome I. Rotgans

260 White Hall

March 21, 2012
11 a.m.-noon

As part of their medical education research elective, Jackie Collins (MS4) and Mercedes Thompson (MS4) will be facilitating the discussion. Please make every effort to attend and support our students!
We will be discussing "Online Posting of Unprofessional Content by Medical Students." (PDF) by Chretien et al

260 White Hall

April 9, 2012
11-11:45 a.m.

"Best Evidence on the Educational Effects of Undergraduate Portfolios" (PDF) by Sharon Buckley, Jamie Coleman and Khalid Khan

The article is relevant to the noon luncheon presentation that same day on assessment and portfolios given by our international guest, Dr. K H Mujtaba Quadri, Chairman, Dept of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences, Jeddah, KSA.

248 White Hall

May 21, 2012
11 a.m.-noon

"The Requirement for Bioscience Knowledge in Medical Education" (PDF) by McColl et. al.

260 White Hall
Sept 17, 2012
11 a.m.-noon

"Achievement Goal Structures and Self-Regulated Learning: Relationships and Changes in Medical School?" by Artino et. al.

260 White Hall

October 15, 2012
11-11:45 a.m.

"Perspective: the negativity bias, medical education, and the culture of academic medicine: why culture change is hard."
by: Julie Haizlip, MD, Natalie May, PhD, John Schorling, MD, Anne Williams, MA, and Margaret Plews-Ogan, MD, MS

260 White Hall

November 19, 2012
11-11:45 a.m.

"Medical Students' change in learning styles during the course of the undergraduate program: from 'thinking and watching' to 'thinking and doing,' " (PDF) by: Marcela Bitran,1 Denisse Zúñiga,1 Nuria Pedrals,2 Oslando Padilla,3 and Beltrán Mena1

1Centro de Educación Médica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, PUC
2Departamento de Recursos Humanos, PUC
3Departamento de Salud Pública, Facultad de Medicina, PUC

260 White Hall


Date & Time Article
January 10, 2011
11 a.m.-noon

"Undergraduate Medical Research: The Student Perspective" by Burgoyne et al.

August 15, 2011
11 a.m.-noon

Led by co-author Richard Pretorius

"Teaching Medical Students How to Teach: A National Survey of Students-as-Teachers Programs in US Medical Schools" by Rainier P. Soriano, Benjamin Blatt, Lisa Coplit, Eileen CichoskiKelly, Lynn Kosowicz, Linnie Newman,Susan J. Pasquale, Richard Pretorius, Jonathan M. Rosen, Norma S. Saks, and Larrie Greenberg

September 19, 2011
11 a.m.-noon

"Developing a Research-Focused Learning Community at One Medical School" by Mark Willis and Adam Deardorff

October 17, 2011
11 a.m.-noon

Led by Paul Koles, M.D.

"Long-Term Retention of Basic Science Knowledge: A Review Study" by Eugène J.F.M. Custers

November 14, 2011
11 a.m.-noon

"Do Study Strategies Predict Academic Performance in Medical School?" by Courtney West and Mark Sadoski

December 12, 2011
11 a.m.-noon

"What Can Medical Education Learn from the Neurobiology of Learning?" by Friedlander et al


Date & Time Article

January 2010

No Meeting

February 10, 2010
noon-1 p.m.

"Learner-centered Medical Education: Improved Learning or Increased Stress" (PDF) by McLean and Gibbs

March 15, 2010
11 a.m.-noon

Professional Formation: Extending Medicine's Lineage of Service Into the Next Century Michae lW. Rabow, MD, Rachel N. Remen, MD, Dean X. Parmelee, MD, and Thomas S. Inui, ScM, MD

April 14, 2010
noon-1 p.m.

"Reports of the Decline of Empathy During Medical Education are Greatly Exaggerated: A Reexamination of the Research" Colliver, Conlee, Verhulst, and Dorsey

May 17, 2010
11 a.m.-noon

"Beyond Storytelling in Medicine: An Encounter-Based Curriculum." Vinay Prasad, M.D.

June 2010
noon-1 p.m.

"Teaching Basic Science to Optimize Transfer" by Geoff Norman, PhD

July 19, 2010
11 a.m.-noon

"The Social Mission of Medical Education: Ranking the Schools." Mullan, et al.

Other resources: Dayton Daily News editorial

August 2010

No Meeting

September 20, 2010
11 a.m.-noon

"Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching" Kirschner, Sweller, and Clark

October 18, 2010
11 a.m.-noon

"Is Undergraduate Performance Predictive of Postgraduate Performance" Wayne Woloschuk, Kevin Mclaughlin, and Bruce Wright. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 22(3). 202-204. 2010. Taylor & Francis Group. LLC

Novemer 15, 2010
11 a.m.-noon

"Effectiveness of Problem-Based Learning Curricula: Research and Theory" by Colliver, and

"Effectiveness of Problem-Based Learning Curricula: Theory, Practice and Paper Darts" by Norman and Schmidt




January 14, 2009

No Meeting

February 11, 2009

Introduction to Faculty Learning Communities Milton D. Cox

March 11, 2009

Live Lecture Versus Video-Recorded Lecture: Are Students Voting With Their Feet? Scott Cardall, Edward Krupat, and Michael Ulrich

April 8, 2009

Peer Assessment of Professional Competence Elaine F. Dannefer, Lindsey C. Henson, S. Beth Bierer, Tana A. Grady-Weliky,
Sean Meldrum, Anne C. Nofziger, Craig Barclay, and Ronald M. Epstein

May 13, 2009

Cultural Competence: A Conceptual Framework for Teaching and Learning (PDF) Seeleman, Suurmond, & Stronks

June 10, 2009

Quixotic Medicine: Physical and Economic Laws Perilously Disregarded in Health Care and Medical Education (PDF) David R. Haburchak, M.D., Bradford C. Mitchell, M.D., and Craig J. Boomer

July 8, 2009

Impact of the Transition from a Conventional to an Integrated Contextual Medical Curriculum on Students' Learning Patterns: A Longitudinal Study (PDF) Van der Veken, Valcke, De Maeseneer, and Derese

Also: Dr. Mujtaba Quadri, Associate Dean, Shifa College of Medicine in Islamabad, Pakistan, and Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, as well as a Wright State University Alumnus (Resident IM 1987-90) will be joining us for our July journal club.

Part of our time for journal club will be used for Dr. Quadri to share his experience with transformation to a spiral modular integrated curriculum at his medical school.

August 12, 2009

Who Talks in Class? Impact of Gender and Ethnicity on Medical Student Participation Ralph A. Gillies, Ph.D., Andria M. Thomas, Ph.D., and Amy S. House, Ph.D.

September 9, 2009

Developing a Peer Assessment of Lecturing Instrument: Lessons Learned Lori R. Newman, M.Ed., Beth A. Lown, M.D., Richard N. Jones, Sc.D., Anna Johansson, Ph.D., and Richard M.Schwartzstein, M.D.

October 19, 2009
11 a.m.-noon (Before the B1 Meeting)

Generational Changes and Their Impact in the Classroom: Teaching Generation Me (PDF) Jean M. Twenge

November 16, 2009
11 a.m.-noon (Before the B1 Meeting)

"No Content Without Context: Integrating Basic, Clinical and Social Sciences in a Pre-Clerkship Curriculum" (PDF) by Wilkerson et al.

December 9, 2009
noon-1 p.m.

"Training of Physicians for the Twenty-First Century: Role of Basic Science." by Grande, Joseph P. (2009)




January 9, 2008

The Development of an Electronic Educational Portfolio: An Outline for Medical Education Professionals Kadriye Lewis and Raymond Baker

February 13, 2008

No Meeting


March 12, 2008

Test-taking Behaviors on a Multiple-Choice Exam are Associated with Performance on the Exam and with Learning Style (PDF)

John McNulty, Beth Sonntag and James Sinacore

April 9, 2008

Student Project Cases: A Learner-Centred Team Activity Broadly Integrated across the Undergraduate Medical Curriculum Janet Olwyn Macaulay and Phillip Nagley

May 14, 2008

Learning In Lectures: Do 'Interactive Windows' Help? Mark Huxham

June 11, 2008

Is There Hardening of the Heart During Medical School? Bruce Newton, Laurie Barber, James Clardy, Elton Cleveland, and Patricia O'Sullivan

July 9, 2008

No Meeting

August 13, 2008

Leaving the "Empty Glass" of Problem-Based Learning Behind: New Assumptions and a Revised Model for Case Study in Preclinical Medical Education Paul Shanley

September 10, 2008

No Meeting

October 8, 2008

Humanism or Professionalism? The White Coat Ceremony and Medical Education Judah L. Goldberg

On Outcomes and Humility Delese Wear

November 12, 2008

Back to the Basic Sciences: An Innovative Approach to Teaching Senior Medical Students How Best to Integrate Basic Science and Clinical Medicine Abby Spencer, Teresa Brosenitsch, Arthur Levine, and Steven Kanter

December 10, 2008

Clickers: the Use of Audience Response Questions to Enliven Lectures and Stimulate Teamwork (PDF) Frazier Stevenson




September 12, 2007

Does teaching style matter? A randomized trial of group discussion versus lectures in orthopaedic undergraduate teaching Matthew L Costa, Lee van Rensburg & Neil Rushton

October 10, 2007

Surgical e-learning: validation of multimedia web-based lectures Paul F Ridgway, Athar Sheikh, Karl J Sweeney, Denis Evoy, Enda McDermott, Patrick Felle, Arnold D Hill & Niall J O'Higgins

December 12, 2007

Medical students' perceptions of their educational environment: expected versus actual perceptions Susan Miles & Sam Leinster

Registration & Questions

Brenda J.B. Roman


Adrienne Stolfi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Director of Biostatistics Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education
Dayton Children's Hospital, 1 Childrens Plz, Dayton, OH 45404-1873
Last edited on 05/25/2016.