Qualitative Study Design, Implementation, and Dissemination

June 14, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:45pm
Amy Corneli, PhD, Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences

We'll highlight the fundamental principles/common pitfalls in the design, implementation, and dissemination of qualitative descriptive research, focusing on the areas of medicine and population health sciences. Through a series of presentations and practice activities, participants will be introduced to:

1. Various approaches to qualitative inquiry
2. Primary considerations when designing qualitative studies
3. The principles of qualitative questionnaire design and interviewing
4. Participant summaries of aggregated results and factors to consider when writing up qualitative findings for scientific literature

At the workshop's end, participants will be able to:

-Explain various approaches to qualitative inquiry and how to select the best design and method to answer new research questions
-Demonstrate how to apply methodological considerations when designing new qualitative studies
-Summarize key principles for gathering rich qualitative data during questionnaire design and interview conduct
-Describe essential information to include in participant summaries and peer-reviewed manuscripts that report qualitative research findings
-Avoid common pitfalls in qualitative research

Recommended Audience: Those designing, conducting, and writing up qualitative research at the investigator level, either for studies using only qualitative research or using qualitative research as one component

Class Size: Limit 40 with 14 student slots