Acad Med 2021 Aug 3. Epub 2021 Aug 3.
J.M. Colbert-Getz is associate professor and assistant dean of education quality improvement, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah. S.B. Bierer is associate professor and director of assessment and evaluation, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. A. Berry is executive director of faculty life, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, Florida. E. Bradley is associate professor of medical education and director of curriculum evaluation, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia. H. Han is associate professor, Department of Medical Education, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois. C. Mooney is assistant professor of medicine and director of assessment, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York. K. Szauter is assistant dean of educational affairs, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. C.R. Teal is assistant dean of assessment and evaluation, Office of Medical Education, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas. J. Youm is assistant dean of education compliance and quality, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California. B.C. O'Brien is professor, Department of Medicine, and education scientist, Center for Faculty Educators, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
Purpose: Innovation articles have their own submission category and guidelines in health professions education (HPE) journals, which suggests innovation might be a unique genre of scholarship. Yet, the requirements for innovation submissions vary among journals, suggesting ambiguity about the core content of this type of scholarship. To reduce this ambiguity, the researchers conducted a systematic overview to identify key features of innovation articles and evaluate their consistency in use across journals. Read More