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PhD Courses

MedEdWorld provides information about a wide range of medical education courses and workshops. The database of PhD-level HPE courses is edited by Ara Tekian.

There are other unstructured programmes that lead to a PhD degree in Medical Education that are not listed in the PhD database. For more detailed information on the various PhD routes please refer to Ara Tekian’s article entitled “Doctoral programs in health professions education” in the journal Medical Teacher.

This section has open access. MedEdWorld members can submit information about their courses for inclusion in the database.

PhD in Medical Education - University of Bern in Switzerland

08 Mar 2019 - 08 Mar 2022

The Institute for Medical Education (IML) is a center of excel-lence in medical education. As a university institution, we work in the fields of research, teaching, service and development and supervise projects at the cantonal, national and international level.

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Medical Education (Research Division) MPhil/PhD

For programme dates, please visit the website

The division has unrivalled educational resources including the Chantler Clinical Skills Centre and the Gordon Museum, which are both the largest of their kind in the UK, and the constantly developing Virtual Campus.

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University of Illinois at Chicago, PhD in Curriculum Studies with a focus on Health Professions Education

01 Jan 2015 - 16 Jan 2021

The Curriculum Studies Program in the College of Education (COE) and the Masters of Health Professions Education (MHPE) leadership program in the Department of Medical Education (DME), are collaborating to offer Health Professions Education in the Doctoral Program in Education-Curriculum Studies.

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