Unit 4 | Module 5

Planning Knowledge Translation and Dissemination Activities

In this module you will explore different ways to get the word out about your research and scholarly work.

Social Media and the 21st-Century Scholar

This video is by Dr. Teresa Chan as she speaks about how we can integrate new strategies about Knowledge Translation in Health Professions Education Research.

Leveraging Knowledge Translation

This recorded MERIT rounds features Dr. Aliki Thomas who presented about Leveraging Knowledge Translation in HPE in 2020.

Featured Education Scholars

Dr. Teresa Chan (@TChanMD) is an associate professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine at McMaster University. She is the assistant dean for McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences Program for Faculty Development (@MacPFD). She is an avid scholar in health professions education and works with the MERIT group (@MERIT_McMaster), and conducts research and scholarship within this area.

Dr. Aliki Thomas (@aliki_thomas) is Associate Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, research scientist at the Institute of Health Sciences Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, and Site Director of Research at the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital (CRIR). Her research is on health professions education and knowledge translation.

Suggested Readings:

  1. Gallo T. Congratulations! Your article has been accepted. Now what? Media, social media, and other outlets for promoting your work. Academic Medicine. 2016 Dec 1;91(12):e9. Get it Mac | See on Academic Medicine

  2. Thomas A, BussièresA. Knowledge translation and implementation science in health professions education: time for clarity?. Academic Medicine. 2016 Dec 1;91(12):e20. Get it Mac | See on Academic Medicine