Faculty Development in Medical Education Research


  • This paper reports on a breakout workshop session of the 2012 Academic Emergency Medicine consensus conference, “Education Research in Emergency Medicine: Opportunities, Challenges, and Strategies for Success,” May 9, 2012, Chicago, IL.
  • The authors have no relevant financial information or potential conflicts of interest to disclose.
  • Breakout session attendees: Jill Castaneda, Sam Clarke, Lilliam Emlet, Sharon Griswold, Stan Hamstra, Jane Jordan, Tara Kennedy, Irene Lewnard, JoAnna Leuck, Alvin Lomibao, Jeff Love, Daniel Martin, William McGaghie, Megan Palmer, Dan Rusyniak, Nancy Searle, Ian Stiell, John Vozenilek, Julie Welch, and Stella Yiu.

Address for correspondence and reprints: Joseph LaMantia, MD; e-mail: jlamanti@nshs.edu.


This 2012 Academic Emergency Medicine consensus conference breakout session was devoted to the task of identifying the history and current state of faculty development in education research in emergency medicine (EM). The participants set a future agenda for successful faculty development in education research. A number of education research and content experts collaborated during the session. This article summarizes existing academic and medical literature, expert opinions, and audience consensus to report our agreement and findings related to the promotion of faculty development.