Bridget O’Brien, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
In this podcast, Dr. Bridget O’Brien shares her perspectives on writing scholarship that is compelling and publishable. Drawing on her experience as an education researcher, a deputy editor for Teaching and Learning in Medicine, and a qualitative consultant for Academic Medicine, Dr. O’Brien offers advice on how to write an Introduction to a paper that demonstrates understanding of your topic of study and its importance to the academic community while hooking readers’ interest. Bridget O’Brien is an Associate Professor affiliated with the Office of Medical Education, Research and Development in Medical Education unit (RaDME). She teaches and mentors faculty and learners in several programs, including the UCSF-University of Utrecht doctoral program in Health Professions Education, the Health Professions Education Pathway and the Teaching Scholars Program. At the San Francisco VA, she directs scholarship and evaluation for the Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education and a Fellowship in Health Professions Education Evaluation and Research.