W-CISPE members and advisors encourage the dissemination of teaching innovations through scholarly publication. A number of pharmacy related education journals are available, such as:

W-CISPE is actively working with the Education Section of Innovations in Pharmacy to develop new article types for emerging and cutting edge teaching related scholarship. In particular, Innovations accepts education-related Case Studies and Idea Papers.

Other Resources

Conducting Research in Health Professions Education:  From Idea to Publication by Academic Medicine (Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges)

This 55 page resource provides focused, one page articles on various steps of the research process using the journal’s “Last Page” articles from 2010-2016.  Topics range from general issues, such as reliability and validity, to resources for use before (e.g. Generating good research questions), during (e.g. Tools of the Qualitative Research Trade) and after (e.g. Writing an Effective Research Paper) a research study.

Review Criteria for Research Manuscripts by the Association of American Medical Colleges

This 81 page resource supports peer reviewer training.  It provides a checklist for use in review.  It also provides succinct 1-3 page “chapters” on many aspects of the publication process (e.g. publication decisions), guidance on evaluating particular article types (e.g. reviewing a review manuscript) and guidance on evaluating particular parts of an article (e.g. Discussion and Conclusion).