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Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation (MESRE) Section


The mission of the Section for Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation (MESRE) is to enhance the quality of research in medical education and to promote its application to educational practice.


The goal of the Section is to continuously improve the conduct of medical education research by:

  • Continuing scholarship and application of new knowledge;
  • Improving the quality of training in medical education research and fostering the continued development of researchers;
  • Facilitating collaboration among individuals representing a broad range of disciplines who contribute to scholarship in medical education;
  • Through the annual RIME Conference, facilitate the exchange of research findings, disseminate the results of this research, and encourage their application to educational practice.

GEA National Grant Award

The Group on Educational Affairs is now accepting research proposals that foster collaborations among the GEA sections (UGME, GME, CEI and MESRE) and/or regions (CGEA, NEGEA, SGEA and WGEA) as well as schools, professions, and/or departments within an institution.

Research proposals on the following topics are encouraged but not required to receive funding:

  • Inter-professional education.
  • Innovations in faculty development
  • Professional identify formation
  • Student / resident wellbeing, mistreatment; issues relating to the learning environment
  • Self-directed learning
  • Curricular innovations, such as competency-based education, “entrustable professional activities,” milestones, and creative approaches to delivery of education

Application and Submission Process
The application process will involve two steps—pre-proposal and full proposal. A limited number of pre-proposals will be invited for full proposal submission.

  • Pre-proposals due February 27, 2017
  • Pre-proposal decisions anticipated by April 3, 2017
  • Full proposals due May 5, 201
  • Full proposal decisions anticipated June 5, 2017

Grant Proposal Guidelines 

Grant Proposal Template 

MESRE News and Updates

Annotated Bibliography of Journals: March 2016

This March 2016 update to the Annotated Bibliography of Journals for Educational Scholarship was coordinated by the NEGEA in collaboration with members from CGEA, SGEA and WGEA.

A Guide for Reviewers

First published by the GEA in the September, 2001 Issue of "Academic Medicine", a series of articles that together make up a guide for reviewers

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Contact MESRE

MESRE Section Chair
Karen Szauter, M.D.
Assistant Dean, Educational Affairs
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

AAMC Staff
Nesha Brown
Senior Program Specialist, Educational Affairs