Journal: Medical Teacher Author: Ayelet Kuper, Maria Athina Martimianakis, Nancy McNaughton, Mathieu Albert, Brian David Hodges Publication Date: Jan 2010 Volume Number: 32 Issue: 1 Page Numbers: 1-2
Description: Kuper and co-workers in this interesting short article highlight how qualitative research can enable a more comprehensive understanding of aspects of the medical education system not readily visible using other research methodologies. The article usefully highlights the major advantages of qualitative research while acknowledging that quantitative methodologies continue to contribute to our understanding of medical education as well.

Submitted By: Ronald Harden

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