Research and Teaching Interests: Dr. Harris’ research has focused on curriculum deliberation, qualitative methods, clinical performance assessment, teaching in ambulatory settings, and program evaluation. Her research has been reported in over 100 publications in leading peer-reviewed journals in medical education and curriculum studies; and over 300 presentations at national and regional meetings. Ilene has also served as a consultant to many organizations. Ilene’s scholarship and leadership has been recognized by several prestigious awards. In 2001, she received the Medical Education Laureate Award for Leadership, Faculty Development, and Scholarly Standards from the AAMC, CGEA.
In 2010 she received the Distinguished Career Award from the AERA Division of Education for the Professions, an award given to one individual every two years for ‘having a significant impact on research in the field of professions education’.
Categories: Department of Medical Education, DME Faculty, Master of Health Professions Education
Research and Teaching Interests: An ethnographer by training, Laura is broadly interested in social interaction, identity, education, science, work/organizations, and medicine. Her research centers on gender and other forms of inequality in academic and clinical settings, particularly the natural sciences and medicine. Recent studies focus on hidden labor, cultural competence, and professional socialization. Laura is course director for Leadership in Health Professions Education, Leadership and Professional Identity, and Interviewing & Ethnographic Methods. Laura is also a founding member of the Sociologists for Health Professions Education (soc-hpe.com).
Categories: Department of Medical Education, DME Faculty, Health Humanities, Master of Health Professions Education