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Scholarship Resources

Working on articles, poster templates, or a paper? This page is loaded with “how to’s”, readings, guides, and helpers.

  • Choosing a Journal for Publishing Your Health Professions Education Work: Click Here!
  • PRiMER (Peer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research) is an open-access scholarly journal of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. 
  • Virginia Tech Carilion / Carilion Clinic [ppt] [pdf]
  • Carilion Clinic [ppt] [pdf]
  • Radford University Carilion (RUC) [ppt] [pdf]
  • Research Domain Template for VTCSOM/VT/CC [ppt] [pdf]
  • JANE (Journal Author Name Estimator) Have you recently written a paper, but you’re not sure to which journal you should submit it? Or maybe you want to find relevant articles to cite in your paper? Or are you an editor, and do you need to find reviewers for a particular paper? Jane can help.  Just enter the title and/or abstract of the paper in the box, and click on ‘Find journals’, ‘Find authors’ or ‘Find Articles’. Jane will then compare your document to millions of documents in Medline to find the best matching journals, authors or articles.
  • Annotated Bibliography of Journals for Educational Scholarship (revised Sep 2022) [pdf]
  • DR MERL DR MERL stands for Dependable Reviews of Medical Education Research Literature. As the name implies, DR MERL is a collection of reviews of the latest research in medical education. Academic Medicine, Medical Education and Teaching and Learning In Medical Education are a few of the medical education journals regularly scanned by our reviewers to find interesting and relevant research articles. Physicians and medical school educators (from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and other medical schools) then write short 150-200 word reviews. The goal of DR MERL is to disseminate succinct reviews of medical education research to our teaching faculty to keep them up-to-date on the most important medical education research. DR MERL has over 150 reviews and covers both undergraduate and graduate medical education topics, such as evaluations, feedback, OSCEs, etc. DR MERL has a broad readership in the United States and internationally. DR MERL is endorsed by the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Carilion Clinic Research Series

The Office of Continuing Professional Development at Carilion Clinic offers Research Series sessions that provide foundational concepts and information necessary for engaging in research. The series are geared towards those who need higher level or specialized instruction related to research.  The button below will take you to the Carilion Clinic website where you will find informational resources on this series session.