The Wilson Centre of the University of Toronto, in collaboration with the National Healthcare Group (NHG) in Singapore, are proud to offer a four-day intensive programme in qualitative research for health professionals working in clinical academic contexts. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their research skills through guided seminars, skill-building workshops and exercises led by some of the world’s most respected health professions education researchers. The programme will be conducted in Singapore’s Novena Health City, an inspiring environment for learning and application.
Knowledge-building: ||Attend lectures on research traditions such as grounded theory, ethnography, critical discourse analysis, and mixed methods. |
Skill-building: ||Take part in workshops on data collection techniques such as interviews, observations, focus groups and simulation design and learn how to analyze your data|
Scaffolding:||Integrate new learning every day into your research practice |
Problem-solving:||Work through methodological dilemmas in discussion with faculty and fellow participants |
Individual work:||Develop and present your work to the class for feedback|
Tina Martimianakis, Course Lead
Critical Approaches , Discourse Analysis, Identity, Inter-professional Dynamics
Nancy McNaughton, Faculty
Simulation Based Education, Faculty Development and Health Professional Research
Ryan Brydges, Faculty
Experimental Design, Validation, Simulation Education
Issac Lim, Course Lead
Complexity Theory, Social Network Analysis, Organizational Behavior, Teams, Ethnography
Mary Lee, Faculty
Discourse Analysis, Grounded Theory, Communication in teams
Wee-Shiong Lim, Faculty
Mixed Methods Research, Inter-professional Teams and Leadership
|The Wilson Centre strives to be a global leader in advancing healthcare education and practice through research. Its mission is to foster the discovery of theory and new knowledge relevant to advancing healthcare education and practice, foster the translation of new knowledge by promoting creative synergies between diverse theoretical perspectives, and between theory and practice, and cultivate future research leaders in healthcare education and practice||HOMER, which stands for Health Outcomes and Medical Education Research, was established as a unit within the NHG Education Office, to inform and transform health professions education by providing the strongest evidence for educational practices. It seeks to build the research capacity of NHG's community of health professions education practitioners by enabling clinical educators to conduct rigorous research, and providing avenues to communicate these findings.|
Applicants must submit the following required documents [via email:
a) Current Curriculum Vitae
b) Cover letter (not exceeding one page) describing your experience with research in health professions education and your reasons for applying
c) Sample of a completed or work-in-progress study or paper that best exemplifies your qualitative research background (includes published article, manuscript, course paper, thesis, and research proposal or research grant submission)
B. Application - Important Dates
|01 Dec 2018||Open Registration Application submission|
|28 Feb 2019||Early-Bird Registration deadline|
|31 Mar 2019||Registration deadline|
|12 April 2019||Acceptance status of applicants|
|30 April 2019||Full payment deadline|
|03 May 2019||Detailed agenda and pre- reading materials will be sent to all accepted applicants|
- There will be a selection process and only successful candidates will be notified by email within two-three weeks of receipt of application.
Please let us know if you need confirmation of early acceptance.
Course Fee: $3,500
Early-bird Registration (by 28 Feb): $3,250
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- All prices quoted are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and are subjected 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
- Registration fee does not include travel arrangements, accommodation and visa fees
Cancellation and Refund Policy
- Notice of cancellation must be emailed to the Programme Secretariat by 12 April 2019, Friday, 2359hrs, at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fifty percent (50%) of the registration fees only (not inclusive of administrative and GST charges) will be refunded for cancellations made on or before 12 April 2019. Refunds will be subject to an administrative charge and/or charges be borne by the delegates.
- Cancellations received after 12 April 2019, and 'No-Shows' will not qualify for refunds and the participants remain liable for the full registration fee (not inclusive of GST charges).
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