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MERC Workshop Schedule

GEA Regional Meeting Workshop Schedule

Register for one or more of the workshops listed below.


Formulating Research Questions and Designing Studies
Facilitator: Judy Shea, PhD
Location: Jackson, Miss. (SGEA Meeting)
April 18, 2018
9 a.m.-12 p.m.


Questionnaire Design and Survey Research
Facilitator: Judy Shea, PhD
Location: Jackson, Miss. (SGEA Meeting)
April 18, 2018
1-4 p.m.

Questionnaire Design and Survey Research
Facilitator: Janet P. Hafler, EdD
Location: Hempstead, N.Y. (NEGEA Meeting)
April 26, 2018
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Scholarly Writing
Facilitator: Katie Huggett, PhD
Location: Hempstead, N.Y. (NEGEA Meeting)
April 26, 2018
1-4 p.m.

Hypothesis Driven Research
Facilitator: N/A
Location: Rochester, Minn. (CGEA Meeting)
*Workshop Canceled*

Intro to Qualitative Data Collection Methods
Facilitator: N/A
Location: Rochester, Minn. (CGEA Meeting)
*Workshop Canceled*

Data Management and Preparing for the Statistical Consultation
Facilitator: Patricia O'Sullivan, EdD
Location: Denver, Colo. (WGEA Meeting)
March 24, 2018
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Searching and Evaluating the Medical Education Literature
Facilitator: TBD
Location: Denver, Colo. (WGEA Meeting)
March 24, 2018
1-4 p.m.

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Register for MERC Certificate

Those interested in receiving a MERC Certificate must complete six (6) workshops at the regular rate and pay an additional fee of $100 for the certificate. Registration for the MERC Certificate should not take place until you have completed and provided proof of completion of six (6) workshops.


MERC Graduates

MERC has over 1,000 graduates to date.


Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation (MESRE) Section

Formerly the Section on Research in Medical Education (RIME)


Group on Educational Affairs (GEA)

The GEA promotes excellence in the education of physicians throughout their professional lives and contributes to improving the health of the public. The GEA is open to individuals with professional responsibility in medical student, resident, and continuing medical education, designated by deans, hospital directors, or academic societies.