Generate a Research Question: Research for Health Professionals (Part 2)

Resource: Dine, C. J., Shea, J. A., & Kogan, J. R. (2016). Generating good research questions in health professions educationAcademic Medicine91(12), e8-e8.

Use the FINER criteria approach to help formulate an intersting research question. Identify a problem challenge or something that wither interests or annoys you.

  • Feasible
  • Interesting
  • Novel
  • Ethical
  • Relevant

Then conduct a quick literature search on the topic to see whats already published, use a database and a generic internet seach. See if there are any gaps in the literature, has technology or healthcare advanced to make past literature irrelevant?