Scholarly Practice

Welcome to the Scholarly Practice team site. This will be a place where we post and link to new content dedicated to helping inspire you to become a better scholar. Many of the secrets to scholarly success go far beyond simply knowing how to collect data and write papers.

Are you interested in health professions education research?

Check out the new, open access HPER asynchronous curriculum.

This is a joint production between MERIT, the HSED Masters Program, and MacPFD

Visual Abstracts: What, why, and how?

With Special Guest: Dr. Andrew Ibrahim (Dept. of Surgery, University of Michigan)

📅 Wed., Oct 21, 2020, 7pm 💻 Delivered virtually

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Scholarly Secrets

Picking projects for optimal productivity (5 minute Video)
A video by Drs. Jonathan Sherbino & Teresa Chan about an approach to selecting your projects.

Scholarly Secrets: 10 Steps in your Scholarly Journey (10 minute video)
A video by Drs. Sandra Monteiro & Teresa Chan about the steps in your scholarly journey.

Multiple Wins: Ways to Make Your Current Work into Scholarship and Optimize Your Productivity

Drs. Jonathan Sherbino, Michael Gottlieb, Sree Natesan, ang Teresa Chan discuss the ways that we might create synergies in our work to make scholarship more achievable.

Scholarly Networking & Communication

Getting Started with ORCID
Presented by Jack Young from the McMaster Health Sciences Library. This is a basic guide to what the ORCID system does for you as an academic.

Fire & Ice: The infodemic and how to fight it
Dr. Blair Bigham presents some keys to how we might combat the information epidemic (infodemic) that will help us to engage in better health advocacy via journalism.

Social Media 101: How to leverage it for your Research Career
Dr. Tara Packham explains how she uses social media for research networking and This link will take you to 3 different takes on how leadership fits within the academy - Dr. Packham's is the second instalment.

Scholarly Skills

Mastering Your Online Collaboration Skills
Written by Dr. Yusuf Yilmaz about an approach to use technology to improve your collaborations.

Staying Organized: Research Project Management Infographic
An infographic by Mark Lee (MERIT research coordinator and productivity guru) about research project management hacks.

Collaborative Writing Series

Drs. Yusuf Yilmaz, Teresa Chan, Michael Gottlieb, Mary Haas present their tips and tricks for collaborating in today's world.

Scholarly Secrets Series: How to Peer Review

📅Originally aired on Friday, July 17, 2020

by Drs. Harriett Van Spall, Mathew Mercuri, N. Seth Trueger (Northwestern University), Teresa Chan

💻Recorded Webinar

Scholarly Collaboration tools

MacPFD Online Content: Intro to Microsoft Teams
This set of videos is an intro to Microsoft Teams, which can be used by educators, leaders, and researchers to increase productivity.

MacPFD Online Content: Intro to Slack
This set of videos is an intro to Slack, which can be used by educators, leaders, and researchers to increase productivity.

COVID-19 Content for Academics