Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Family Medicine

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Person: A. Emiko Blalock

Physician educators are often expected to direct educational programs yet can feel pressure to produce scholarly work to advance their academic careers. Unfortunately, conforming to scholarly expectations may not afford meaningful work for educators.

This study draws on a twelve-year longitudinal qualitative inquiry to describe the perspectives and actions taken by physician educators as they respond to tension between feeling compelled to direct an educational program and doing educationally meaningful work.


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