Education Scholarship


Interested in doing education scholarship but don’t know where to start? Schedule a brainstorming meeting with Candace Chow, PhD, the Director of Education Research:

Journal Club

This group meets once a month to discuss a medical education publication. Join us to learn more about the field of medical education and its various types of publications. View this box folder for past and current articles and here to view past and current PowerPoint presentations.


Interested in publishing your medical education project? See below for resources on publishing:

Core Educator Publications

See what our colleagues have been publishing:

Medical Education Podcast Reccomendations

  • M.ED: Medical Education for the Practicing Clinician By Kerry Whittemore, MD‪.‬
    • Are you a busy clinician who wants to stay up to date with all the topics that are essential to your work? You’ve found the right podcast. M.ED: Medical Education for the Practicing Clinician is one of few podcasts that deliver free continuing medical education (CME) to you in 30 minutes or less. Interview topics with experts in the field will range from telemedicine, medical student wellness, clinician as the educator, and much more. Get instant access to compelling conversations brought to you by the University of Utah School of Medicine, with your host, Kerry Whittemore, MD.
  • Teaching in Medicine by Dr. Kathleen Timme
    • Educating health care providers of tomorrow is one of the greatest joys in medicine. Join Dr. Kathleen Timme, an academic pediatric subspecialist and educator as she interviews current and aspiring clinician-educators. Together, we will explore triumphs, struggles, and effective approaches in medical education. The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the participants.

 MedEd Conferences


Meet the Director of Education Research


We would like to welcome and introduce Dr. Candace Chow, Associate Director of Education Research in the Office of Medical Education, who will be supporting the Core Educators. Candace completed her postdoctoral training with the Center for Clinical & Translational Science (CCTS) and the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) at the University of Utah. She earned her Ph.D. in Education from Cornell University, where she was a 2012 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellow. Candace earned an M.A. in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and a B.S. in Human Development from Cornell University.

Candace has over fifteen years of experience as an educator and has worked in both P-12 and higher education settings. Most recently, Candace was a Research Associate at the Utah Education Policy Center in the College of Education at the University of Utah, where she worked on both the center’s educational evaluation and school support teams. She has also worked in student affairs and has extensive teaching experience, including serving as Instructor of Cornell University’s Intergroup Dialogue Project courses and teaching high school English in the South Bronx, New York, and in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Candace’s research has examined how practitioners, both in medicine and in education, understand their social identities and how these self-perceptions influence professional identity formation and professional practice. Candace’s postdoctoral work was recently published in Academic Medicine.

Meet the Core Educator Program Manager


Harper Davison began her University of Utah School of Medicine career in Global Health Education and has recently joined the Curriculum team as the Core Educator Program Manager. Though a Houstonian, she completed her Bachelor’s Degree at Arkansas Tech University and has lived in Salt Lake City for the past 5 years. Her ultimate goal in this position is to create an accessible and dynamic community for all Core Educators.