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Congratulations to Dr. Joanne Goldman, Royal College Medical Education Research Grant Recipient for 2016

Congratulations to our Research Education Lead, Dr. Joanne Goldman for receiving a 2016 Royal College Medical Education Research Grant for her study entitled: “A case study of advanced post-licensure quality improvement and patient safety education.”  This grant supports quality research in postgraduate medical education and continuing professional development involving Royal College Fellows.

You can find more about her study at: http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/awards-grants/research-funding/past-recipients/medical-education-research-grant-past-recipients-e

Latest News: Congratulations to Dr. Joanne Goldman, Royal College Medical Education Research Grant Recipient for 2016

Congratulations to our Research Education Lead, Dr. Joanne Goldman for receiving a 2016 Royal College Medical Education Research Grant for her study entitled: “A case study of advanced post-licensure quality improvement and patient safety education.”  This grant supports quality research in postgraduate medical education and continuing professional development involving Royal College Fellows.

You can find more about her study at: http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/awards-grants/research-funding/past-recipients/medical-education-research-grant-past-recipients-e

BMJ Study on medical error as third cause of US deaths criticized as ‘precarious’ by Dr. Kaveh Shojania and Mary Dixon-Woods

“Medical error—the third leading cause of death in the US” a recent study by Dr. Martin Makary (Professor at the Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore) and Michael Daniel (Research Fellow) received a critical response by BMJ Editors, Dr. Kaveh Shojania (CQuIPS Director) and Mary Dixon-Woods (Professor of Health Services Research, Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research). Their response said that the results came from a flawed, informal methodology and the analysis’s methodology was “precarious”. The article was featured in a leading newspaper, The Guardian. Click here to read the full article.

Congratulations to Dr. Kaveh Shojania and BMJ team for increase in the Impact Factor of the BMJ Quality and Safety Journal

Congratulations to our Director, Dr. Kaveh Shojania (Editor-in-chief, BMJ Quality & Safety) and the members of his editorial board.

 

The Impact Factor of the BMJ Quality and Safety Journal has increased progressively in the last couple of years. The Impact Factor of this journal, just released on June 14, 2016, is now 4.996. During Dr. Kaveh Shojania’s tenure as editor, the journal’s impact factor has increased each year, from 1.6 in 2012, 3.988 in 2015 to its most recent value of 4.996.

 

 

BMJ Study on medical error as third cause of US deaths criticized as ‘precarious’ by Dr. Kaveh Shojania and Mary Dixon-Woods

“Medical error—the third leading cause of death in the US” a recent study by Dr. Martin Makary (Professor at the Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore) and Michael Daniel (Research Fellow) received a critical response by BMJ Editors, Dr. Kaveh Shojania (CQuIPS Director) and Mary Dixon-Woods (Professor of Health Services Research, Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research). Their response said that the results came from a flawed, informal methodology and the analysis’s methodology was “precarious”. The article was featured in a leading newspaper, The Guardian. Click here to read the full article.

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