Research and scholarship

José E. Rodríguez, Kendall M. Campbell, Brandon Patterson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter highlights the journey of two doctors and a health sciences librarian as they navigate the research and scholarly works related to medical education. Aided by their personal experiences and stories, the authors relay advice about what they wished they would have known about research and scholarship in their early academic careers. They provide a definition of research and discuss aspects of the research process including: types, methodologies, steps to success, and valuable research skills. The chapter concludes with sample cases to summarize the topics discussed in the chapter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSucceeding in Academic Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationA Roadmap for Diverse Medical Students and Residents
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783030332679
ISBN (Print)9783030332662
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Academic medicine
  • Career
  • Clinician
  • Empirical analysis
  • Literature searching
  • Medical school
  • Mentor
  • Research
  • Residency
  • Scholarship
  • Skills
  • Study
  • Undergraduate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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