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 using surveys. Focused on medical and other health professional education 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 educators and researchers who use surveys.
• 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.
• Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
• Andrew W. Phillips, MD, MEd.
• Steven James Durning, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Heatlh Sciences, Bethesda, MD.
• Anthony R. Artino, Jr., PhD, Professor of Health and Human Function, The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, District of Columbia