A problem-based approach to teaching outcomes research in family medicine residency.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVE: This study's objective was to introduce research concepts and skills in family medicine residency through a problem-based course. METHODS: Eight third-year residents per year in 3 academic years participated. Groups of two-three were presented with the task of developing, executing, and reporting on a small research project within the family medicine clinic. RESULTS: Residents' research skills and attitudes toward research improved. The projects resulted in successful presentations to colleagues and submissions to national conferences and peer-reviewed journals. CONCLUSIONS: This problem- based approach to research education for family medicine residents is productive and enjoyable.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ostbye, T; Krause, KM; Gradison, M; Eisenstein, EL; Wagner, GS

Published Date

  • July 1, 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 36 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 470 - 472

PubMed ID

  • 15243824

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0742-3225


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States