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Year 2020
January 2020

Clarifying Methodologies for Health Professions Education Research: Applications in Your Workplace


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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.

For more information, please see details here.


Programme Highlights

Knowledge-building: Attend lectures on research traditions such as case study, ethnography, grounded theory, 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
Group work: Teach-the-teacher


Health professions educators making their foray into qualitative research.

Khoo Hwee Sing, Principal Research Analyst,

Issac Lim, Head,

Jennifer ClelandProfessor & Director,
MERSU, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Kulamakan (Mahan) Kulasegaram, Scientist,
The Wilson Centre


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.


Course Fee: $3,500
Early-bird Registration: $3,250

– All prices quoted are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and are subjected to 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
– Registration fee does not include travel arrangements, accommodation and visa fees.

Date: TBA
Time: 8.45am – 6pm
Note: There is a Group Networking Dinner at 6.30pm.

For more information, please see programme details here.

If you are keen to register for the next run, please email to yan_hua_toh@nhg.com.sg.

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