Research in Medical Education
Medical educational research is an interdisciplinary field based on care sciences and behavioural sciences, particularly pedagogy but also psychology and sociology. Learning on individual and system levels in both formal education and within health care is investigated. Qualitative and quantitative research approaches are used depending on the nature of research questions. Understanding the conditions for learning within health care is a prerequisite for professional development and efficient utilization of resources contributing to improved quality of human health. Medical education researched is needed for improving quality of learning, supervision and practice within health care.
|Lena Engqvist Boman|