Survey Methods for Medical and Health Professions Education, 1st Edition

A Six-Step Approach
Authors :
Andrew W. Phillips & Steven James Durning & Anthony R. Artino Jr.
Date of Publication: 06/2021

Offering a practical, six-step approach to effective survey design, delivery, and analysis, Survey Methods for Medical and Health Professions Education provides a real-world framework for successful research and evaluation. Focused ......view more

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Offering a practical, six-step approach to effective survey design, delivery, and analysis, Survey Methods for Medical and Health Professions Education provides a real-world framework for successful research and evaluation. Focused entirely on medical and healthcare education and research, this unique text features quick-reference checklists, high-yield explanations, and case examples throughout, making it both a foundational reference and a go-to resource for all health professions researchers who use surveys. 

Key Features
    • Provides a detailed and practical discussion of the steps in survey methodology, along with just enough theory to inform common decisions.
    • Includes numerous real-world examples, both simple and complex, covering the wide range of problems researchers are likely to face.
    • Addresses issues of survey fatigue and addresses the challenge of how to get "good data."
    • Features "Voice of Experience" boxes—pearls based on authors’ actual experiences.
    • Concludes each chapter with a checklist so readers can quickly ensure they have covered every necessary step of survey design and implementation.
    • Contains a convenient glossary of terms.
    • Offers guidance from expert international contributors in medical and health professions research.
    • Summarizes the most current standards and understanding of survey research so that experienced and novice researchers alike can directly apply content to improve research rigor.

    Author Information
    By Andrew W. Phillips, MD, MEd; Steven James Durning, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Heatlh Sciences, Bethesda, MD and Anthony R. Artino, Jr., PhD, Professor of Health and Human Function, The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, District of Columbia