MedCUL coordinates the faculty's quality assurance work at undergraduate level in cooperation with educational committees and program directors. We collaborate with teachers and educational leaders in developmental projects. Our research in medical education concerns areas related to our practice such as Problem Based Learning (PBL), workplace learning and supervision, PhD student supervision and environments, and e-learning.
Medical education learning research studies the conditions for learning in health education. These training programs are conducted in close collaboration with health care and focus on the patients and their health. Research within this area focuses on finding out what areas are important to train future health professionals in, such as clinical learning, communication with patients and other staff and assessment of learning outcome. Since it is multidisciplinary subject, researchers in medical education can have diverse backgrounds, even in their PhD studies, and come from areas such as medicine, teaching, healthcare, psychology and sociology.
Research at MedCUL is mainly focused on educational development and teacher development opportunities. Our research is closely linked to practical application.